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Trends in the Fight Against Computer-Related Delinquency

  • Bart De Schutter
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1528)

Abstract

The grasp of information technology upon almost all societal activities is an indisputable and irreversible fact. Transfer of data, information, knowledge or know-how has undergone with the technological wave a profound change in its form, speed and distance coverage. This mutative effect can certainly be beneficial to society in all its components (economic, strategic, intellectual, cultural).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bart De Schutter
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  1. 1.Center for the interaction between law and technologyVrije UniversiteitBrussel

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