National Legislation

United States

v      Substantive Law: 

Ψ       Cyber Crimes

18 U.S.C. § 1028 – Fraud and related activity in connection with identification documents, authentication features, and information

18 U.S.C. § 1028A – Aggravated identity theft

18 U.S.C. § 1029 – Fraud and related activity in connection with access devices

18 U.S.C. § 1030 – Fraud and related activity in connection with computers

18 U.S.C. § 1037 – Fraud and related activity in connection with electronic mail

18 U.S.C. § 1343 – Fraud by wire, radio, or television

18 U.S.C. § 1362 – [Malicious mischief related to] Communications lines, stations, or systems

18 U.S.C. § 1462 – Importation or transportation of obscene matters

18 U.S.C. § 1465 – Transportation of obscene matters for sale or distribution

18 U.S.C. § 1466A – Obscene visual representation of the sexual abuse of children

18 U.S.C. § 2251 – Sexual exploitation of children

18 U.S.C. § 2252 – Certain activities relating to material involving the sexual exploitation of minors

18 U.S.C. § 2252A – Certain activities relating to material constituting or containing child pornography

18 U.S.C. § 2252B – Misleading domain names on the Internet [to deceive minors]

18 U.S.C. § 2252C – Misleading words or digital images on the Internet

18 U.S.C. § 2425 – Use of interstate facilities to transmit information about a minor

18 U.S.C. § 2319 – Criminal infringement of a copyright

17 U.S.C. § 506 – Criminal offenses [related to copyright]

47 U.S.C. 605 – Unauthorized publication or use of communications The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006.

18 U.S.C. § 1028 – Fraud and related activity in connection with identification documents, authentication features, and information

18 U.S.C. § 1028A – Aggravated identity theft

18 U.S.C. § 1029 – Fraud and related activity in connection with access devices

18 U.S.C. § 1030 – Fraud and related activity in connection with computers

18 U.S.C. § 1037 – Fraud and related activity in connection with electronic mail

18 U.S.C. § 1343 – Fraud by wire, radio, or television

18 U.S.C. § 1362 – [Malicious mischief related to] Communications lines, stations, or systems  The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006

§ 2510. Definitions

§ 2511. Interception and disclosure of wire, oral, or electronic communications prohibited

§ 2512. Manufacture, distribution, possession, and advertising of wire, oral, or electronic communication intercepting devices prohibited

§ 2513. Confiscation of wire, oral, or electronic communication intercepting devices

[§ 2514. Repealed]

§ 2515. Prohibition of use as evidence of intercepted wire or oral communications

§ 2516. Authorization for interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications

§ 2517. Authorization for disclosure and use of intercepted wire, oral, or electronic communications

§ 2518. Procedure for interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications

§ 2519. Reports concerning intercepted wire, oral, or electronic communications

§ 2520. Recovery of civil damages authorized

§ 2521. Injunction against illegal interception

§ 2522. Enforcement of the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act

Ψ       Other related crimes

 17 U.S.C § 506 – Criminal Offenses – Copyrights

17 U.S.C. § 1201 – Circumvention of copyright protection systems

18 U.S.C. § 1462 – Importation or transportation of obscene matters

18 U.S.C. § 1465 – Transportation of obscene matters for sale or distribution

18 U.S.C. § 1466A – Obscene visual representation of the sexual abuse of children 

18 U.S.C. § 2251 – Sexual exploitation of children

18 U.S.C. § 2252 – Certain activities relating to material involving the sexual exploitation of minors

18 U.S.C. § 2252A – Certain activities relating to material constituting or containing child pornography

18 U.S.C. § 2252B – Misleading domain names on the Internet [to deceive minors]

18 U.S.C. § 2252C – Misleading words or digital images on the Internet

18 U.S.C. § 2425 – Use of interstate facilities to transmit information about a minor

§ 3121. General prohibition on pen register and trap and trace device use; exception

§ 3122. Application for an order for a pen register or a trap and trace device

§ 3123. Issuance of an order for a pen register or a trap and trace device

§ 3124. Assistance in installation and use of a pen register or a trap and trace device

§ 3125. Emergency pen register and trap and trace device installation

§ 3126. Reports concerning pen registers and trap and trace devices

§ 3127. Definitions for chapter

Federal Criminal Code (18 U.S.C. § 2318) – Trafficking in counterfeit label for phonerecords, copies of computer programs or computer program documentation or packaging, and copies of motion pictures or other audio visual works, and trafficking in counterfeit computer program documentation or packaging

Federal Criminal Code (18 U.S.C § 1343) – Fraud by wire, radio or television

Federal Criminal Code (18 U.S.C § 2319) – Criminal infringement of copyright

 47 U.S.C. 605 – Unauthorized publication or use of communications

Ψ       Other laws

v      Procedural Law:  

Ψ       Procedures for Cyber-crimes’ Investigation:

•  Search and Seizure within Computer Systems

18 U.S.C. §§ 2701-2712 – Preservation and disclosure of stored wire and electronic communication

§ 2701. Unlawful access to stored communications

§ 2702. Voluntary disclosure of customer communications or records

§ 2703. Required disclosure of customer communications or records

§ 2704. Backup preservation

§ 2705. Delayed notice

§ 2706. Cost reimbursement

§ 2707. Civil action

§ 2708. Exclusivity of remedies

§ 2709. Counterintelligence access to telephone toll and transactional records

§ 2710. Wrongful disclosure of video tape rental or sale records

§ 2711. Definitions for chapter

§ 2712. Civil actions against the United States

42 U.S.C. §2000aa – Searches and Seizures by Government Officers

•  Interception of Computer Communications

18 U.S.C. §§ 2510-2522 – Interception of wire, oral, or electronic communication

•  Electronic Evidence

18 U.S.C. §§ 3121-3127 – Pen registers and trap and trace devices

Ψ       Other related  procedures

18 U.S.C. § 2319 – Criminal infringement of a copyright

17 U.S.C. § 506 – Criminal offenses [related to copyright]

47 U.S.C. 605 – Unauthorized publication or use of communications