By Deon Meyer
"I'll shoot one policeman each day, till you arrest the assassin of Hanneke Sloet," says the email to the South African Police providers. after which the sniper turns possibility into reality.
Bennie Griessel has to reopen the Sloet file. The case is forty days outdated, the path has long past chilly. No rationale, no leads, only a set of nude images, a truly complex enterprise transaction, and huge strain from the brass, the media, and the relentless, unfathomable sniper. and during all of it, Griessel has to maintain his love curiosity, the alcoholic, former making a song sensation Alexa Barnard, sober for her comeback live performance, do something about his daughter's neanderthal boyfriend, his son's shenanigans, and his new partner's idiosyncrasies--and try and tame his personal all-consuming lust for the soothing powers of the bottle. Seven days of hell.
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20 ERNESTO U. SAVONA AND MARA MIGNONE perspectives. It has already launched a comprehensive strategy based on its Communications on Network Security,22 cyber-crime,23 and the current and forthcoming data protection directive regarding electronic communications. 24 The results are not satisfactory, however. At a national level, the situation is no different. To date, national laws have been developed autonomously. Some countries have preferred to amend their penal/criminal code, while others have decided to pass specific laws on cybercrime (which were included in the penal/criminal code).
Budapest, 23 November 2001a. Council of Europe, Convention on Cyber-Crime, Explanatory Report. 8 November 2001b. Council of Europe, Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cyber-Crime Concerning the Criminalisation of Acts of a Racist and Xenophobic Nature Committed through Computer Systems. Strasbourg, 28 January 2003. Jennings, R. and A. , London: Longman, 1992. 25 As of the Tokyo Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, 1963, which was followed by the Hague Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft, 1970, and by the Montreal Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, 1971.
This situation entails the need for clarification at the legal level, based on a consideration of distinct factual situations: a computer may be the ‘object’ of the crime (because it is targeted), the ‘subject’ (as it is the physical site of the crime), or the ‘source’ (as viruses and worms start from it). 18 In a similar vein, as regards international legal efforts on combating corruption, see Parisi and Rinoldi (2004). 34 FAUSTO POCAR It follows that a comprehensive definition could only be very general, such as defining cyber-crime as the criminal use of any computer network or system on the internet, which implies attacks on or abuse of the system and network for criminal purposes.
7 Days (Benny Griessel, Book 3) by Deon Meyer