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Germany: Real risks from the virtual world

Published on: 16.06.07
Source: Augsburger Allgemeine

There seems to be a need by European politicians to increase the involvement of the police and their local services. The local daily newspaper "Augsburger Allgemeine" is reporting.
Criminality is not anymore a matter of the real world only - the appartent financial or privacy fraud is present in the virtual world by a long way more often. One topic on which the EU intensely is working on. But what happens with the offences in the world wide web? What does the police exactly against these crimes? Politicians from Brussels demand more efforts by the victims - they shall turn to the local departments to report annoyance, fraud and child pornography.

Read the entire article in german language here.


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