eCrime

eCrime Report Launch at Parliament with Professor Michael Levi

This week in Parliament, I was proud to publish a long-awaited study (PDF found here) which points the way forward for the UK to tackle eCrime and make the internet safer for everyone. Cardiff University’s academics, Professor Michael Levi and Dr. Matthew Williams, explain how we can tackle crime online or ‘eCrime’ as it’s usually known.  Over the last couple of decades, the internet has grown and developed far more rapidly than anyone could have imagined; and so has its use by criminals. What we need is not a plan for how to ‘control’ or ‘run’ the internet, but how to understand, manage and frustrate the way that bad people behave online.

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