Preventing crime: internet, a help to police forces

Often, internet is viewed as a threat by police forces because of its elusive character and the challenges it creates in relation to criminal procedure. But sometimes new technologies can be for the better: see the FBI thinking of using it to list all crimes having recently occured, a bit like the TV series Crimewatch… with the same dangers? ” Crowdsourcing Law Enforcement” (28 December 2007) http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20071228/145343.shtml

and for a similar theme, but with a real case of a Japanese criminal wanted for 25 years who indicated on his blog his travel to US territory and obviously got! (29 February 2008)http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20080229/080250385.shtml

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About Audrey Guinchard

Senior Lecturer @ University of Essex (UK)
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