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The Criminalisation of Terrorists' Online Preparatory Acts / Stuart Macdonald; Lord Carlile QC

Cyberterrorism: Understanding, Assessment & Response

Swansea University Author: Macdonald, Stuart

Abstract

The use of the Internet for terrorist purposes is a rapidly growing phenomenon. Similarly, the number of terrorism-related criminal offences which target different forms of (online and offline) preparatory activities has increased significantly in recent years. This chapter examines the resultant te...

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Published in: Cyberterrorism: Understanding, Assessment & Response
Published: New York Springer 2014
Online Access: http://www.springer.com/computer/information+systems+and+applications/book/978-1-4939-0961-2
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa16647
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Abstract: The use of the Internet for terrorist purposes is a rapidly growing phenomenon. Similarly, the number of terrorism-related criminal offences which target different forms of (online and offline) preparatory activities has increased significantly in recent years. This chapter examines the resultant tension between, on the one hand, the desire to increase security against terrorism by facilitating early intervention and, on the other hand, rule of law values and human rights.
Keywords: Counterterrorism, criminal law, security, rule of law
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law