Criminal protection of Privacy in cyberspace

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Abstract. Criminal protection ought to be sought by criminalization and the deterrent power of criminal reaction to the crime known to be the most basic form of criminal protection. This study aims to investigate the basics and notions of criminal protection in privacy. From the beginning of mankind’s life, security has been one of his chief concerns. Nowadays, as the internet and other networks are growing constantly in our country, the need to provide security in cyberspace can be felt more than before. It is sensible reaction existing in terms of fear for damaging the moral and social principles, and of lack of mental and cultural security owing to pernicious and morally corrupted information on the internet and cyberspace on the grounds that each society has its own informational frameworks. It is natural that information trespassing these borders and lines can be dangerous to the security and moral health of society.  Although there are some upsides in regard to the global networks, misuse of networks has jeopardized privacy of individuals. On the one hand, people rely on the right to gain the advantages of private space on account of personal needs. On the other hand, they must recognize this right for others because of the necessity of communal life. However, recently, with ever-increasing growth of media tools and widespread use of internet, this right has been presented to be one of the most formidable challenges of human rights. Concerning the fact that users are unknown and internet is very accessible, invasion to privacy has been on the rise, and this propelled experts and politicians to advocate the privacy.


privacy, cyberspace, criminal protection

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