Shoring up the Weakest Link: What Lawmakers around the World Need to Consider in Developing Comprehensive Laws to Combat Cybercrime


While many countries have modernized their laws to take into account law enforcement needs to counter the threat of cybercrime, many others are in the process of doing so or have yet to begin. Drawing from the laws of a number of countries and from the provisions of the Convention on Cybercrime (2001), this Article discusses the policy choices lawmakers must make in developing appropriate substantive and procedural laws to combat cybercrime.