Crime Fighters

Everything you always wanted to know about computer crimes
This story first appeared in the June 2000 issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

Buried inside the U.S. Justice Department is the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS), a staff of about two dozen lawyers who are increasingly on the hot seat. Here's why: Their beat is computer crime on the Net, where there's been an explosion of illegality. Want to know how to report a computer-related crime? The legal issues involved in e-commerce? Stop here for answers to your questions. Incidentally, if you type the URL wrong and go to www.cybercrime.com, check it out. It's tech publisher Ziff-Davis' site, and it's loaded with tips and news for those interested in fighting cybercrime-which should be everybody on the Net.



To contact Robert McGarvey, e-mail him at rjm@mcgarvey.net.

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