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The Fox and the Hunters: How IC Technologies Change the Crime Race

  • Ernesto U. Savona
  • Mara Mignone
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Abstract

What is the role and the impact of technologies on crime? Criminals use them for maximizing their opportunities and minimizing the risk of being detected and caught. The Police do exactly the reverse, using technologies for detecting crime and criminals and arresting them. The range of relationships between technologies and crime is wide. This paper focuses on a relatively narrow path: Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) related crime, looking at how criminals and law enforcement agencies use ICT.

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  • Ernesto U. Savona
  • Mara Mignone

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