Criminal Policy in Preventing Cyberharassment as a Negative Impact of Technology

Frensh, W and Mulyadi, M (2019) Criminal Policy in Preventing Cyberharassment as a Negative Impact of Technology. In: WOMELA-GG 2019, 26 January 2019, Medan, Indonesia.

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Information and communication technology develop fast nowadays. Advanced technology causes cybercrime. Cybercrime is criminal activity using computer and its network.One of the developing cybercrimes today is cyberharassment. New Jersey 2014NJ Rev Stat § 2C: 33-4.1describesthis crime while making a communication in an online capacity via any electronic device or through a social networking site and with the purpose to harras another. While the awareness of cyberharassment threat as a crime is still low in Indonesia, thereis no clear legal rule regarding this crime. This study used the theory of criminal policy and theory of criminal law reform. There are two impacts caused by the absence of the law. First, the difficulty of running a criminal policy. Second, cyberharassment has a psychological impactas a frustration, a depression, anda suicidal intention.The result of the researchshowedthat in terms of a penal policy, Indonesia applies the Electronic Information and Transactions LawNo.19 of 2016 in dealing with cyberharassment with article 27 paragraph 3 after comparing with New Jersey 2014NJ Rev Stat § 2C: 33-4.1 In terms of a non-penal policy, ethics approach, technology approach, and journalistic approach

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: technology cybercrime criminal
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2021 12:44
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2021 12:44

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