Jia-Rong Sun, Mao-Lin Shih, M. Hwang
Dec 1, 2015
International Journal of Law Crime and Justice
Abstract With the development of information technology and Internet, the criminal model has been changed. The Internet has become an instrument of crime as a new type of criminal means, which is called cybercrime. Since the implementation methods are different between cybercrime and traditional crime, the crime evidences will also different. And the court judgments will be affected by the evidences, the results of judgment will also be different. Furthermore, the litigation proceedings used in the cybercrime and traditional crime are slightly different. It will affect the results of court judgment whether it is guilt or innocence. In this paper, we describe the common cybercrimes and the results of actual court judgement in Taiwan, collate the common evidence types of cybercrime, propose a cybercrime selection method used for court judgements to collect the judgements, analyze the statistics results, and compare the litigation processes between the traditional crime and cybercrime. According to the above results, we wish the judges process the cybercrime cases will be more careful to avoid misjudgements.