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Computer (mis)use and the law: what's wrong with the CMA?

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A series of justifications accompany the introduction of any new criminal law. The Computer Misuse Act 1990 (‘CMA’) section 1 offence was justified on the basis that acts that might otherwise be characterised as digital trespass represented a new form of criminally wrongful conduct: such acts compromised the integrity of a computer, program, or system. ‘Hackers’ and ‘hacking’, those that seek ‘unauthorised access’ to computers or data and the tools and techniques that ena...

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University of Oxford
Division:
Cross-academic groups
Department:
CDT in Cyber Security
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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Author
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https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5193-9446

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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Deposit date:
2020-10-20

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