Hiding illegal content in the SWF format and spreading through social network services: a legal approach

  • Alexandros Zaharis
  • Adamantini I. Martini
  • Christos Ilioudis
  • Michael Rachavelias

Abstract

Alexandros Zaharis, Adamantini I. Martini, Christos Ilioudis and Michael Rachavelias illustrate how it is possible to hide data in different file formats, in particular using flash technology that is now so prevalent on the internet. This article focuses on cases concerning abusive images of children that are exchanged through publicly accessible social networking web sites by hiding the images, and the legal issues and ramifications of this act.

Author Biographies

Alexandros Zaharis
Adamantini I. Martini
Christos Ilioudis
Michael Rachavelias
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