Internet technology has revolutionized nearly every domain of social life, including communication, education, business, and leisure. It should be no surprise then that the Internet has transformed many types of criminal and deviant behavior. For example, new forms of theft and fraud have emerged. Moreover, individuals who sexually exploit children have used the Internet to traffic in child pornography as well as to locate vulnerable children to victimize. In addition, terrorist organizations and White supremacy groups have utilized the Internet as a venue to both recruit new members and to disseminate their antisocial ideologies. Stalking has also assumed new dimensions because of the Internet. There are a variety of ways in which information and communication technologies can be used to menace, threaten, or otherwise ...

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