By Diana Selck and Thomas-Gabriel Rüdiger "Don't talk to strangers!" is something we tell our kids before going to the playground. But does that apply for the virtual playground as well? Yes, it does. Even more so due to the unawareness of parents, supervisors and kids themselves as well as the anonymity that covers the real identity of … Continue reading What you should know about your children playing cute-looking online games
Month: February 2017
The broken web? A summary.
By Thomas-Gabriel Rüdiger The broken web derived from the broken window Broken web is a theoretical approach that describes how the possibility of prosecution of ones action in cyberspace is so small that crimes involving information and communication technologies (ICTs) seem to occur nearly free of law and thus free of prosecution. Broken web derives … Continue reading The broken web? A summary.
Falling in love on the Internet – investigating online romance scam as a cybercrime with an interpersonal nature
Meeting strangers online In 2015, 3.17 billion people have accessed the Internet. Considering that the worlds population at this time was around 7.2 billion, I'd say coverage of the Internet has become pretty big. Even though, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have become ubiquitous, it is more the young generation, often referred to as 'digital … Continue reading Falling in love on the Internet – investigating online romance scam as a cybercrime with an interpersonal nature