Criminal Liability of Internet Service Providers, Suppliers and Publishers: A Comparative Study (Jordan - United Arab Emirates
The Internet is considered a rich virtual space for electronic crime when used illegally. For instance, the dissemination of information and data that is not legitimate, making it available to users of the internet through incitement to commit crimes, dissemination of films and pornographic images, and anything that could lead to sexual exploitation of children and people with special needs. In addition, dissemination of information and graphics can lead to compromising the freedom and the lives of private individuals, incitement to human trafficking or prostitution and debauchery, acts which consider to be the contrary of public morals, public safety, violation of the laws, and regulations. The penal responsibility for what have been mentioned above lies upon the internet service provider for information or the server host, or publisher of information, including the notion that all of these people are different in terms of involvement and the role and nature of the work and the criminal responsibility for each of them. This responsibility received a legal recognition from some countries. As the judicial trend for many countries has varied around this issue, and this is what this study addressed within the framework of the Jordanian and the United Arab Emirates Laws, with references made to other countries’ laws as well
Alqataunah, Ibrahim Suleiman and Al-Khersheh, Mohamed Amin
"Criminal Liability of Internet Service Providers, Suppliers and Publishers: A Comparative Study (Jordan - United Arab Emirates,"
UAEU Law Journal: Vol. 2016:
66, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uaeu.ac.ae/sharia_and_law/vol2016/iss66/4