The increasing use of powder metallurgy techniques to make an almost infinite variety of materials and products places greater emphasis on utilization of sophisticated experimental techniques. Usually research and development efforts initiate the use of newly developed equipment and analytical procedures. Indeed, the contents of this book are strongly linked to research endeavors, in both the academic and industrials worlds. However, this volume can serve a much needed function in industrial applied powder metallurgy. Although many researchÂ ers will find the contents of great value, the technical personnel more involved with production, quality control, customer services and product design now have at their dispoÂ sal a means to learn about the potential uses of several very important techniques. With today's "knowledge explosion" the present set of papers greatly facilitates the comprehension and adoption of new procedures. If powder metallurgy is to continue its rapid rate of growth in virtually all segments of industry, then the transition of modern equipment and procedures from tools of research and development laboratories to everyday plant operations and applications must be hastened. The editors hope that this volume aids in this process, as well as assisting students and researchers by providing a ready source of up-to-date useful information.
In this unique book, Chambers- Jones undertakes empirical research into gambling in virtual worlds and highlights the jurisprudential issues relating to economic internet crime and digital currencies. Gambling is an old phenomenon and advancements in technology have seen gambling behaviour transverse a new path. The law in this area has not kept pace with such technological advances, leaving grey areas of concern un-discussed and un-regulated. The relationship between real world legislation and advancements in technology demonstrates ineffectual transposition of law onto new modern phenomena, generating loopholes in legislative protection. Financial Crime and Gambling in a Virtual World, provides a critical discussion on laws relating to gambling in virtual worlds, commenting that terms such as 'virtual' or 'fantasy law' are unhelpful in promoting effective legislation. The discussion reveals how virtual world gambling dominos onto other criminal acts within virtual worlds, specifically through criminal aspects of digital currencies. New forms of virtual world crimes need to be taken seriously and accepted as a threat in order to build legislation that acknowledges the growing use of new technologies in forms of financial crimes. Chambers- Jones concludes through presenting the necessity for joined up national and international legislation to effectively tackle virtual world crimes. This distinctive investigation will appeal to PHD and master's students or researchers with an interest in cybercrime, economic internet crime and virtual economies. Practitioners, Policy writers and Law enforcement officers will find this book informative in promoting further legislation to encompass new technologies in economic internet crime.
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