Proposal in Criminal protection of the electronic contracts in Saudi Arabia System
A comparative analytic study
The use of modern technology in the Internet enable rapid information exchange among people, which never experienced by human before. This notion encouraged many individuals prefer to end their trade contracts and legal actions through online network trade. Although, electronic commerce mainly depend on the computer system and the use of this technique showed many problems in the scientific and legal levels of network transactions. However, the emergence of the internet hackers made major effects on both local and international levels. In particular, many people claim that poor legislations and law enforcement create incentives for internet hackers to intensify their fraudulent activities on the Internet. In general, the computer crime and criminal information law are relatively young phenomena. A historical analysis of internet crimes indicate that each new development of computer technology followed by corresponding crime adaptation and consequently laws to controls them.
In Saudi Arabia and during the last few years been noticed that the internet frauds are soaring up continuously among wide sectors of population. The bad use of internet technology brings the attention of State, international organizations and the legal systems in Saudi Arabia to stop the breach of law. This type of crime exists in Saudi Arabia, like other countries in the world, so the government sought to develop new legislation to protect electronic transactions and e-contracts so the internet users trade safely in the net. Hence, the government imposed sanctions against criminals to limit the misuse of internet technology and to protect electronic contracts and signatures. In this study, I will try to compare and analyse the effects resulted from Saudi law (Islamic law) and British law in protection of the electronic contracts from criminals and try to proposed the best ways for their protection.
Reason for choosing this subject:
In fact, electronic commerce regulations in Saudi Arabia are a subject of modern era and this is what prompted me to choose the protection of these laws as title for my research. Moreover, Internet trading is growing faster than expected in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; therefore, renovation or fortifying the exciting laws is irresistible phenomenon to control growing internet crime. In order to make the study more useful I will try to compare Saudi e-commerce Law with the British electronic commerce Law as the UK Internet trade law is one of the leading among the European countries. By comparing and analyzing peer systems that will result in recommendations and proposals, which strengthen, or renewing the law. Ultimately contributes in better protection of the personal data’s and signature then cause to reduce the Cyber crime and consequently protection of the electronic...