Leiden Islam Blog

Dossier: Cybercrime

  • Criminal procedure and the digital revolution

    Criminal procedure and the digital revolution

    Recently, ambitious plans were published to amend criminal procedure law and take into account the influence of ICT on police work. However, are the consequences of ICT for criminal procedure fully appreciated in the proposal?
  • Is the ‘decryption order’ a good idea?

    Is the ‘decryption order’ a good idea?

    A decryption order is an incredibly privacy intrusive governmental power. The announcement that the government wants to make the decryption order possible should not be taken lightly.
  • WCIT 2012: Who controls the Internet?

    WCIT 2012: Who controls the Internet?

    During next week's WCIT12 conference the International Telecommunications Regulations will be reviewed. And it's more important than you probably realise.
  • Cyber security new fashion

    Cyber security new fashion

    Cyber security is the new terrorism. What terrorism and counterterrorism was just after 9/11 is now cyber security and insecurity. It would be good for citizens, government and media to learn from our experiences with terrorism and counterterrorism.
  • EU Cybercrime Proposal

    EU Cybercrime Proposal

    The new EU proposal for the directive on attacks on information systems criminalises the use of hacking tools. This created some concern among security professionals and ethical hackers.