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UYL2612 CYBERLAW TUTORIAL 1 1. What do you understand on the concept of cyberspace and its relation with cyber law? = A non-physical place where electronic communication and digital data is located. A situation in which some activity takes place entirely within an intangible computer system, or a network of such systems. Eg: cloud- storing data in a non-physical place . Advantages: quick, communication, information -intangible -borderless -intangible 2. What are the main issues of the internet? Elaborate your answers with appropriate examples and solutions. Such problems are: 1. Identity/anonymous 2. Attribution 3. Authentication 4. Non-repudiation 5. Jurisdiction -Problem with identity/anonymity- anyone can pretend to be anything online, can lead to fraud problems and social issues like online grooming -Problems with attribution- attribution is the process of tracking and laying blame on a cybercrime perpetrator. It is difficult, because while a crime can be traced to a certain user, it is difficult to prove that it was the owner of the account that did the crime -Problems with authentication- applies to electronic records and e-contracts. There exists a difficulty to authenticate legal documents online as compared to in the real world.
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UYL2612 CYBERLAW -Problems with non-repudiation- online sales are not done face-to-face, so it is difficult to send back a faulty item to get a refund “no takebacks”. -Problems with jurisdiction- there are no national borders in cyberspace, so crimes can be committed by someone from an entirely different country. The first problem would be finding the
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  • Fall '16
  • Law, Public-key cryptography, data theft

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