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Guido Rossi As Chairman of ISPAC, i would like to thank the entire participants to this ebook that originates from the overseas convention on Crime and expertise. this is able to be the tip of my presentation if i didn't think uneasy now not contemplating one of many difficulties i think to be pivotal within the courting among crime and expertise. I shall additionally contemplate that an analogous courting exists among terror and globalization, whereas globalization is stemming from know-how and terror from crime. Transnational terrorism is this day made attainable via the massive array of communique instruments. however the paradox is if globalization allows terrorist violence, the struggle in contrast warfare without borderlines is almost certainly disastrous for either monetary improvement and globalization. Antiterrorist measures limit mobility and fiscal flows, whereas new terrorist assaults may lead the best way for an antiglobalist response. however the international society has but to agree on a standard definition of terrorism or on a typical coverage opposed to it. the normal conventional legal legislations continues to be looking on the sovereignty of nationwide states, whereas foreign felony justice is just a spotty and contested final inn. The fragmented and vulnerable foreign associations and underdeveloped civil societies haven't any strength to implement legal justice opposed to t- rorism. while, the states which are its ambitions haven't any curiosity in employing the legislation of conflict (the Geneva Conventions) to their struggle opposed to terrorists.

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As Schenk (2003) emphasises, it is a clandestine ear and no one knows really why it has really been built. Communication networks are fundamental not only for criminals, but also for law enforcement authorities. In Italy, a digital inter-force radio link is under construction and will connect all the police offices in the South of Italy. This will reduce telecommunication costs, and increase co-operation and synergy (Ministero degli Interni 2003). 33 It will be used in the fight against organized crime and terrorism, because it will enhance co-operation and communications between the police forces of different countries.

As regards the second circle, the acts adopted within the framework of the so-called third pillar of the European Union (arts 29ff. of the EU Treaty) should be mentioned. For the time being, the efforts against cyber-crimes are spelled out in the above-mentioned Proposal of the Commission of the European Union for a Council Framework Decision on Attacks against Information Systems, in the Council Decision 6 7 8 Art. 2, letter b) of the Palermo Convention. pdf. OECD also discussed the principles contained in the first edition of a Global Action Plan for Electronic Commerce, prepared by the Alliance for Global Business in October 1998, which urged governments to rely on business self-regulation and the voluntary use of empowering technologies as the main drivers, behind the creation of trust across the whole spectrum of users and providers of e-commerce goods and services; it also stated that governments should focus on the provision of a stable, predictable environment enabling the enforcement of electronic contracts, the protection of intellectual property and safeguarding competition.

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