Cybercrime cooperation advances
Christopher Painter, principal deputy chief of the U.S. Department of Justice's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, attended the G8 24/7 High Tech Crime Network meeting last week in Rome. The network started in 1997 with the G8 countries, which exchanged details of law enforcement officials who could help preserve electronic evidence for officials in another country investigating a trans-border cybercrime case. Since then, the network has grown to 45 countries, improving the ability of officials to fight burgeoning computer crime.
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