HUMAN TRAFFICKING AS CYBERCRIME

Leanne Maree Rhodes

Abstract


Both the surface web and the dark web are utilised by traffickers to recruit and sell victims of human trafficking.  This report explores how traffickers are using social engineering and technology to perform their trade.  It looks at advances in fighting cybercrime, both legal and illegal and makes recommendations towards an increase of fighting human trafficking in cyberspace.


Full Text:

PDF

References


General

M. Chertoff, T. Simon, The Impact of the Dark Web on Internet Governance and Cyber Security, “Center for International Governance Innovation and Chatham House” Publishing House, Canada, 2015;

E. Jardine, The Dark Web Dilemma: Tor, Anonymity and Online Policing, “Center for International Governance Innovation and Chatham House” Publishing House, Canada, 2015;

B. Westlake, M. Bouchard, R. Frank, Comparing Methods for Detecting Child Exploitation Content Online, “European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (2012)” Publishing House, 2012: pp. 156-163;

S. Kara, Supply and demand: Human trafficking in the global economy. “Harvard International Review” Publishing House, Summer 2011, p 66-71;

Luz Estella Nagle, Selling Souls: The Effect of Globalization on Human Trafficking and Forced Servitude, “Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2008” Publishing House, 2008 pp. 131-162;

P. Åström . Beyond all Tolerance: A growing problem demanding new counter-measures, “Save the Children” Publishing House, Sweden, 2004;

K. D. Mitnick, W. L. Simon The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security, “Wiley Pub” Publishing House, Indiana, 2002;

Speciality works and related Legislation

United Nations, Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, 2000; Article 3, paragraph (a)

Electronic Sources

http://assets.globalslaveryindex.org/downloads/Global+Slavery+Index+2016.pdf

http://fightthenewdrug.org/by-the-numbers-see-how-many-people-are-watching-porn-today/

https://www.wearethorn.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Survivor_Survey_r5.pdf

https://www.wired.com/2014/12/80-percent-dark-web-visits-relate-pedophilia-study-finds/

http://terrorismanalysts.com/pt/index.php/pot/article/view/513

http://www.digitalreasoning.com/buzz/using-tech-to-find-victims-of-child-sex-trafficking.1719834

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/internet/8851242/The-Hidden-Wiki-an-internet-underworld-of-child-abuse.html

http://www.critic.co.nz/features/article/3629/how-to-navigate-the-deep-web

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/founder-rentboy-pleads-guilty-prostitution-charge-article-1.2821488?platform=hootsuite

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-backpage-ceo-arrested-charged-20161006-snap-story.html

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-29879851


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.