Cybercrime and its Implications in the European Union

Information technology touches every aspect of our economy, irrespective of location. As a consequence, cybercrime has become a growing concern in Western societies because its economic effects can be devastating. In the European Union (EU), cybercrime has already deeply influenced national substantive laws and policies at member states and EU level.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

Why is it Difficult to Measure the Implications of Cybercrime in the EU?
How is Cybercrime defined in the EU?
What are Some Examples of Cybercrimes in the EU?
What are the Implications of Cybercrimes in Terms of Substantive Law Issues?
What are the Implications of Cyber Crimes in Terms of Necessary Changes?

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