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Problems in Policing E-Commerce Crime

  • Marc D. Goodman
Part of the Advances in Information Security book series (ADIS, volume 2)

Abstract

Nothing works. Despite repeated attempts by FedEx employees and customers around the globe, suddenly no information is available. Everything was fine a few moments ago, but now the company, which delivers more than three million express packages to 210 countries each working day, has had its worldwide operations crippled by a failure of its information system.1 Unbeknownst to FedEx officials, the debilitating disruption in its ability to move goods around the globe is the result of a “denial of service attack” by an unknown criminal hacker.2

Keywords

Internet Service Provider Internet Protocol Address Safe Harbor Computer Crime Transnational Crime 
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