With the present situation of technology, the internet has become an alternative reality in itself. As a result, this reality was required to be subject to the certain rules and so, the field we called as IT (informatics) Law has emerged.
The set of rules people physically held in has had to be adapted to the virtual world. Likewise, the factor that lies at the basis of this reality is human beings. The ability to do a part of things, what we can do physically, in virtual realm has brought the necessity of filling the gap in here with it. In this sense, the purpose of securing justice, which is the most important and sole purpose of the law, in terms of activities executed in virtual world has been tried to compose under the title of Cyber – IT Law.
The number of activities that can be implemented in virtual world is increasing every day. So, it can be said that human mind is not acquainted with the potential of diversity in these activities. For this reason, with every new situation, the law must also be adapted to these situations. The process of diversification of mentioned activities decrease day by day. However, considering that the adaptation of law is also depend on it, the informatics law, compared to other fields, is a field which has the consequences of new situations that are more dynamic and happened in shorter times.
Why is the specialist informatics/cyber/it lawyer important?
IT Law, being a young and dynamic legal field due to the reasons we have explained, requires a serious prosecution of rules in this field. The qualitative strength of this exercise depends on both having general knowledge and matching the pace of technological developments. In this sense, the general knowledge itself may not be sufficient. Legal rules which have been regulated for certain fields with regard to exception in them should also include in that prosecution. Because, Cyber IT Crime Law is also in relationship with other legal fields as it is in all of them.
With the feasibility of many activities we do in everyday life over the internet, the realization of legal transactions and relationships over the internet has been provided. That will not be a violation of the rules of the legal processes, which can be done over the internet and included in other fields of law, is depend on both the rules related to their own field of law and rules of informatics law. Therefore, the consultancy of specialist informatics/cyber/IT lawyer is extremely important in terms of preventing harmful situations for people. Also, dealing with the things on which we spend time and energy to make in daily life over the internet provide important benefits for people. As an example, considering the importance of being fast in trade, the guidance of IT lawyer about activities, which can be done over the internet, may provide serious benefits like learning the existence of methods of which the person was not aware before.
IT (informatics) / Cyber Crimes
As in all present legal systems, our legal system is also based on the freedom of individual. However, there are limits of this freedom as there is an issue like the freedom of other individuals. Exceeding these limits or some of the situations of them emerge as certain crimes tied to penalties by law. As in committing crimes physically, committing them in the virtual world is possible. IT crimes work on crimes committed in the realm of the internet. The elements protected by these crimes are a face of rights preserved in our daily life. We can handle IT crimes in three categories.
Crimes against IT systems: The actions like unauthorized entry by targeting IT systems, blocking or endamagement of the system and destruction or modification of data are offenses in this category.
IT-related Crimes: The actions like frauds related to Internet banking and credit card, the unfair use of goods in various ways related to the computer systems compose the title of this category.
The committing of normal crimes through IT: The actions like insultation, terrorist propaganda and the violation of privacy over the internet are in this category.
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