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Borba protiv visokotehnološkog kriminala u Republici Francuskoj
The Fight Against the Cyber Crime in France

Author(s): Milan Milošević, Vladimir Urošević
Subject(s): Media studies, Criminal Law, Government/Political systems, Transformation Period (1990 - 2010), ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: Institut za uporedno pravo
Keywords: Republic of France; high-tech crime; misuse of information technology; misuse of data;

Summary/Abstract: Republic of France is one of the most developed countries of the European Union. In the Republic of France 58.1% of the population used Internet by statistic data from march 2008. The number of users growing steadily since then. Fight against cyber crime was set as a priority in the years 2008 and 2009 by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of France in order to preserve the information structure as the basis of modern information society. French laws are constantly adapting modern practices related to high-tech crime suppression. Structure of government bodies intended to fight against this phenomenon in France is an example of an effective system for combating cyber crime. Criminal legal regulations in the Republic of France provide an effective framework for preventing this criminal phenomenon. Harsh sentencing policies that are reflected in the amount of prison sentences, and high fines could be a kind of deterrent factor for crime prevention in this area.

  • Issue Year: 2010
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 183-196
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Serbian