Fighting cybercrime: legislation in China
by Man Qi, Yongquan Wang, Rongsheng Xu
International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics (IJESDF), Vol. 2, No. 2, 2009

Abstract: Computer and network development has been so rapid and dynamic these years in China. According to authorised international report, China has the most internet users in the world. However this trend has also expedited an exponential development of new crime in cyberspace. And the existing legal framework in China is insufficient to serve the changes. The internet related regulations put forth so far tend to be on a reactive mode. The paper provides an overview of cybercrime legislation in China, starting from the history of computer and network development, cybercrime development and corresponding legislation development in China. Then the detail of the legislation system is given based on a supposed classification.

Online publication date: Sun, 03-May-2009

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