Feasibility of an anonymous Internet crime reporting hotline

Feasibility of an anonymous Internet crime reporting hotline

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Summary

This report answers the question whether it is technically, legally and organisationally possible to guarantee the anonimity of informants when the Internet is used to file reports instead. In addition the possible advantages and disadvantages of reporting via the Internet for the quantity and quality of the reports is investigated. Also the role such reporting plays in criminal proceedings, and in society at large, from a normative perspecive is studied.

Publication data

Author(s):
Hoepman, J.-H., Koops, B.-J., Lueks, W.
Organization(s):
Privacy & Identity Lab, Radboud University Nijmegen, WODC
Place of publication:
Nijmegen
Publisher:
Privacy & Identity Lab
Year of publication:
2014

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Address:
Privacy & Identity Lab
Website:
www.pilab.nl