Cybercrime Legislation in the GCC Countries

Fit for Purpose?

Revision of GCC cybercrime laws is urgently required, and is essential for better security, for a better society and for better civil liberties.

Research paper Published 4 July 2018 Updated 20 July 2023 ISBN: 978 1 78413 261 3

A Saudi woman talks on her phone during the ‘MiSK Global Forum’, held in Riyadh under the slogan ‘Meeting the Challenge of Change’, on 15 November 2017. Photo: Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images.
— A Saudi woman talks on her phone during the ‘MiSK Global Forum’, held in Riyadh under the slogan ‘Meeting the Challenge of Change’, on 15 November 2017. Photo: Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images.