The Role of the Internet and Crime
CIS 170 Information Technology in Criminal Justice
Professor Nick George
August 11, 2013
The internet has aided criminal activity by communicating with each other without having to be near, as well as fraud and identity theft. The rise of the internet over the last decade has created a milestone in communications history. Along with such great advancements it has caused the world to come together because of the frightening aspect of accessing information and propaganda that tests the very limits of the U. S. Constitution. “With just a few keystrokes, an individual can have access to all forms of pornography, bomb-making instructions, poison recipes and a plethora of extremist ideologies expressing everything from radical religious cults to terrorist crime groups” (justice)
Criminal activity has been aided by the internet by three specific activities. One example is Internet fraud which is also called internet scams. Sometimes, people will try selling you something on the internet at prices that seem unbeatable and sometimes magical. ...