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Social Media Crime Project hoping to provide clarity on murky issues in law

Monday, November 06, 2017 @ 8:43 AM | By Ian Burns

Facebook and Twitter have transformed society in a number of ways, including how crimes are committed. The legal conditions surrounding social media have often been described as a "Wild West," but a team of researchers led by a University of British Columbia law professor is hoping to bring a little more clarity to the issue.

Benjamin Perrin, University of British ColumbiaThe university’s Social Media Crime Project, which is being headed by professor Benjamin Perrin, recently released an annotated version of the Criminal Code called Social Media...