The research has revealed that the scope of the criminal protection of digital classifications include computer programs and databases; however, legislations agree with respect to the first type and differ with respect to the second. The scope of criminal protection of computer programs include all their forms and types. However, the scope of criminal protection of databases is limited to innovation. The study discusses this limited scope and recommends the necessity of legislation clarifying said protection.
AL Hiti, Mohammed Hammad
"The Scope of the Digital Classifications' Criminal Protection A Comparative Study of Arab Laws to Protect Copyright,"
UAEU Law Journal: Vol. 2011:
48, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uaeu.ac.ae/sharia_and_law/vol2011/iss48/5