Cyber crime and the victimization of women : laws, rights by Debarati Halder

By Debarati Halder

While ladies reap the benefits of utilizing new electronic and web applied sciences for self-expression, networking, actions, cyber victimization is still an underexplored barrier to their participation. girls usually outnumber males in surveys on cyber victimization.

Cyber Crime and the Victimization of ladies: legislation, Rights and Regulations is a special and critical contribution to the literature on cyber crime. It explores gendered dimensions of cyber crimes like grownup bullying, cyber stalking, hacking, defamation, morphed pornographic photographs, and digital blackmailing. those and different strategies designed to inflict intimidation, keep an eye on, and different harms are often devoted via perpetrators who, for plenty of purposes, are not likely to be pointed out or punished. students, researchers, legislation makers, and usual girls and their supporters will achieve a greater knowing of cyber victimization and realize the right way to enhance responses to cyber crimes opposed to women.

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In the cyber space, not only children but also adult females are targeted for obscenity attacks. The question which arises at this point is; which are the constituting elements that make obscenity a crime against women? We will analyze this question from two angles; firstly, from the behavioral aspect of the harasser and the victim, and secondly in the light of Miller’s verdict. , the behavioral aspect, the constituting elements could be as below: 1. The concupiscent act of forcefully sending obscene, lewd messages about the victim’s body or lustrous images of a female or male naked/semi nude body depicting sexual organs in an indecent way to create unnecessary hatred or fear or uncomfortable feeling for the victim to look at the message.

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In 2008 he was charged with 32 misdemeanors (Morgan, 2008). Example 2. In another 2007 case, a university student video taped sexual activities of himself with his 19 year old girlfriend (Weaver, 2008). After they broke up, the man threatened to upload the sexvideo in the internet unless the girl accepts to continue having sex with him. The girl reported him to the police and he was charged with felony and blackmail. d. Unauthorized Access to Personal Data and Modification Morphing is one of the widely practiced modes of online mischief that victimizes women in the cyber space.

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