The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. - Isaac Asimov, scientist and writer (1920-1992)

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Filing a criminal law complaint to the Romanian authorities (New Romanian Criminal Procedure Code of Justice)

The new Romanian Criminal Justice Codes (Feb 2014) brought new rules regarding filing a criminal law complaint to the Romanian authorities as well as rules for withdrawing the complaint. Here his a translation of the main provisions under the new code for review purposes only. Please consult a lawyer prior to actually drafting and filing such a complaint under the Romanian law.

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Romanian Computer Crime provisions in the new Criminal Code (English Translation)

New cybercrime laws in Romania: As promised in the previous article, we attempt a raw translation into the English language of the provisions  regarding computer crimes and computer related crimes from the new Romanian Criminal Justice Code. DISCLAIMER: This is an unofficial translation intended purely for review purposes and not to be used directly in a court of law.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Updated Romanian Computer Crime Laws

Since February 1st 2014, Romania has a new Criminal Code setting the Criminal Justice on new basis. The new code integrates in a single text all the offences and crimes related to computer systems, computer data, electronic payment methods and much more that were either spread across various laws or were not in existence until now.  Here are, for reference, in short, the main titles and provision numbers in the new Romanian Criminal Code regarding computer crimes.