CIS170 WEEK 6 ASSIGNMENT 3

To be able to comprehend how the Internet has developed into a tool for criminal activity, it is imperative to look primarily at what have been the quintessential transformative influences of Internet technologies and distributed systems. The globalization of law-breaking opportunities throughout jurisdictions and cultures has increased the reach of criminal offenders further than the conventional boundaries. Grid technologies and distributed networks have created innovative methods of emotional and commercial relationships involving individuals that engender fresh chances for victimization. Panopticism and synoptically are simultaneous features of Internet technologies that produce new forms of victimization in which, criminals can observe and spy on their victims and commit criminal activity from afar (Wall, 2010).
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