Congress Takes on the Cyberterrorist

The Patriot Act, passed by congress in 2001 is part of statutory law, and this article looks at the implications of the act on cyberterrorism, and considers the crimes of the cyberterrorist amongst other types of computer crimes. Pushed through in the wake of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon the [...]

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What Constitutes Terroristic Threatening?

Terroristic threatening is recklessly or intentionally threatening to commit a violent crime for the purpose of terrorizing another, causing public panic, or causing the evacuation or disruption of a public space or facility. Some state laws are narrow, specifying that the threat must be very specific and direct, while other states adopt a looser [...]

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