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PIRATES IN BINARY WATERS - ON COVERT CRIMES AND EDUCATED OFFENDERS


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Title: PIRATES IN BINARY WATERS - ON COVERT CRIMES AND EDUCATED OFFENDERS
Authors: Knutsson, Alexander
Issue Date: 23-Oct-2018
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: Cybercrime
Cyberspace
Routine Activity Theory
Software Piracy
Virtual Society
Abstract: Aims and objectives In the modern era of digitalization new forms of crime called cybercrime emerged. This study, take a closer look at the efficiency of the routine activity theory (RAT) when applied to one of the most common cybercrimes; software piracy. The aim of the study was to advance the explanatory scope and scientific relevance of RAT in the virtual society. Previous research tends to revolve around theoretical discussions or empirical studies of other cybercrimes, thus not empiricall... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/57969
Appears in Collections:Masteruppsatser (Department of Sociology and Work Science / Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap)

 

 

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