LEGISLATIVE POLICY REFORMULATION IN COMBATING CYBERCRIMES
Internet technology-based activities are now no longer a new thing in the information society. The netters can quickly find out the development of technological research in various parts of the world. The phenomenon of criminal acts using information technology is a relatively new form of crime when compared to other forms of conventional crime. Internet penetration is so large if not used wisely it will causes criminal acts in cyberspace. Type of the study is a normative-legal research by using statute, case, and comparative approaches. It was conducted in the High Court of Manado, Regional Police of Metro Jaya, West Java, East Java and Manado District Court. This paper provides information on the latest trend in research. The results show that cybercrimes have reached a red warning that penetrated various aspects of people lives and also have an impact in many countries. The form of legislative policy reformulation as an effort to take criminal responsibility for cybercrimes in Indonesia and in the future requires restructuring in cybercrime prevention which is carried out in an integrated and not partial way with other regulations and also requires an integralistic approach. As a form of high tech crime, it is mandatory if cybercrime prevention efforts must be taken with a technological approach or techno prevention especially in defining phrases or terms that appear in cyber technology.
Cybercrime; Cyberspace; Criminal Law; Legal Policy