HOAX AS A CYBER CRIME IN THE WHIRLPOOL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Keywords:Keywords: Hoax, crime, information technology.
This study aims to determine the development of information technology as a cause of hoox crime in the cyber world and also want to know the legal sanctions for hoax spreaders related to the principle of justice in the cyber world. The form of research that the author uses in this writing is normative juridical research with data collection methods through secondary data in the form of data in the library (Library Research). The author examines secondary data relating to the main problem in the subject matter of the discussion which includes books of scientific work, opinions of scholars, which are theoretical in nature. After the data is collected and then analyzed and processed to answer the problems raised in this study. The results of the study show that Information technology has created a new crime trend in the world of cyberspace. The development of computer and internet-based technology has caused various types of crimes that were previously conventionally developed to become cyber crime. Legal sanctions for perpetrators of cybercrime crimes can be subject to information technology laws, however the perpetrators can also be subject to articles contained in the Criminal Code. Although the information technology law and articles contained in the Criminal Code have not been fully able to overcome the problem of cybercrime crime.
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