Investigation: police forces and the internet

The negative (and recurrent) view about the need for special forces and more money to tackle cybercrime: (15 February 2008)
http://news.zdnet.co.uk/security/0,1000000189,39292863,00.htm?r=1

and more specific problems of investigations: “German Government Struggles To Tap Encrypted Skype Calls” (28 January 2008)http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20080127/10382079.shtml

with a US case that could well apply in the future to the UK: “Police Officers Can Search Your iPhone Following Arrest For A Traffic Violation” (22 January 2008) http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20080122/005904.shtml

and an unusual turn to investigatigatory powers related to piracy laws (21 February 2008) http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20080220/151032309.shtml

But finally for the positive side of the internet!!! “One Other Thing The Internet Is Useful For: Highlighting Dumb Criminals” (28 January 2008) http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20080128/16063695.shtml

and for the use of YouTube (21 February 2008) http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20080221/094928313.shtml

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About Audrey Guinchard

Senior Lecturer @ University of Essex (UK)
This entry was posted in Encryption, Investigation-1- Police forces (training), Investigation-4- Searches and seizures. Bookmark the permalink.

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