Cyber-crime fight may need new laws

Wednesday, 5 May 2004, 3:39 PM EST

Unclear legislation and a lack of resources may be holding back the fight against cyber-crime, according to experts. The All Party Internet Group is holding an inquiry into the 14-year-old Computer Misuse Act (CMA), to feed into a Home Office review of the legislation.

At the evidence session for the inquiry, Jeremy Beale, head of the e-business group at the Confederation of British Industry, said its members felt the CMA was "basically good, but basic; and it needs updating to address the network world."

By Steve Ranger at vnunet.

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