May 10, 2015
by Jacqueline Jones
A former US government employee with the Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission was charged with a four count violation of federal law in connection with an attempted phishing scheme involving Department of Energy employee emails. Charles Harvey Eccleston, aged 62, was charged two ...[read more]
August 1, 2014
by Jason Kellam
JURIST Guest Columnist Arkady Bukh of the Law Offices of Bukh & Associates describes the recent arrest of an alleged Russian cyber criminal and its place in the history of cybercrime... The recent arrest of Russian citizen Roman Valeravich Seleznev by US authorities for alleged cyber crimes ...[read more]
February 18, 2014
by Bradley McAllister
The Philippines Supreme Court ruled Tuesday the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 (Act), which penalizes libel online, is constitutional, despite a number of petitions challenging the law on the grounds that it unjustly limits citizens' rights including free speech. The Act combats various online ...[read more]
February 5, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
The Supreme Court of the Philippines on Tuesday has again stopped the government from enforcing a cybercrimes law passed last year. The law was also suspended for 120 days in October so the court could consider the civil liberty implications of the law. The court has issued a fresh temporary ...[read more]
July 12, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
A draft Iraqi cybercrime law would violate the international standards protecting due process, freedom of speech and freedom of association, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported Thursday. The Information Crimes Law, which had its first reading before the Iraqi Council of Representatives in July of ...[read more]
June 22, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
The Australian Government on Wednesday introduced legislation aimed at reinforcing current cybercrime laws and improving Australia's international cybercrime security. Australian Attorney General Robert McClelland and Minister for Home Affairs and Justice Brendan O'Connor announced that the ...[read more]
February 9, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
Former Boeing engineer Dongfan Greg Chung was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison, following his July 2009 conviction under the 1996 Economic Espionage Act. Chung, a native of China, was convicted by the US District Court for the Central District of California in a non-jury trial of... ...[read more]
November 23, 2009
by JURIST Staff
On November 23, 2001, the Convention on Cybercrime was opened for signature in Budapest, Hungary, before entering into force on July 1, 2004. The Convention seeks to coordinate the Internet laws of signatory states and promote international enforcement of cybercrime laws.Learn more about the ...[read more]
July 17, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Former Boeing engineer Dongfan Greg Chung was convicted Thursday of stealing corporate trade secrets related to the US Space Shuttle program and turning them over to China in the first ever trial under the Economic Espionage Act. Chung, a native of China, was tried in the US District Co... ...[read more]
April 4, 2007
by Jaime Jansen
The UK hacker behind unprecedented cyberattacks on US military and NASA computer systems in late 2001 and early 2002 lost an appeal Tuesday in the UK High Court to avoid extradition to the US. Last May, a UK judge recommended extradition for Gary McKinnon to face criminal charges in a US court as ...[read more]

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