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Author Alkhateeb, Samer ♦ Agarwal, Nitin
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Content type Text
Publisher Association of Digital Forensics, Security and Law
File Format HTM / HTML
Date Created 2015-04-02
Copyright Year ©2014
Language English
Subject Domain (in LCC) K5000-5582
Subject Keyword Criminal law and procedure ♦ Comparative and uniform law ♦ Law ♦ Predictive model ♦ Cyber security ♦ Comparative law ♦ Deviant cyber flash mob DCFM ♦ Collective action ♦ Jurisprudence ♦ International uniform law ♦ Law in general ♦ Cyber crime ♦ Social media
Abstract In a Flash Mob (FM) a group of people get together in the physical world perform an unpredicted act and disperse quickly. Cyber Flash Mob (CFM) is the cyber manifestation of flash mob coordinated primarily using social media. Deviant Cyber Flash Mob (or, DCFM) is a special case of CFM, which is categorized as the new face of transnational crime organizations (TCOs). The DCFM phenomenon can be considered as a form of a cyber-collective action that is defined as an action aiming to improve group's conditions (such as, status or power). In this paper, we conduct a conceptual analysis of the DCFMs and model the factors that lead to success or failure with groundings in collective action and collective identity formation theories. Mathematical constructs of hypergraph are leveraged to represent the complex relations observed in the DCFM social networks. The model's efficacy is demonstrated through a test scenario.
ISSN 15587223
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2014-09-01
e-ISSN 15587215
Journal Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law
Volume Number 9
Issue Number 2
Page Count 16
Starting Page 113
Ending Page 128


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