TUECS | Publications

Books

The Sharing Economy for Tackling Cybercrime

Dr Ethem Ilbiz and Prof Christian Kaunert 


The Sharing Economy for Tackling Cybercrime Dr Ethem Ilbiz and Prof Christian Kaunert

This book explains the feasibility of online sharing economy platforms to enhance public-private partnerships to tackle cybercrime. The European Union Policing Agency, Europol, is the first police organization to adopt sharing economy model to interact with policing agencies and private industry. The book examines Europol’s online sharing platform efforts in three major cybercrime areas:

  • Ransomware.
  • Money laundering with cryptocurrencies.
  • Online child sexual exploitation whereby Europol has already pushed private and public actors to cooperate.


EU, Turkey and Counter-terrorism: Fighting the PKK and ISIS

Dr Ethem Ilbiz and Professor Christian Kaunert

EU, Turkey and Counter-Terrorism Fighting the PKK and ISIS

This perceptive analysis examines the effect of the EU on Turkish counter-terrorism polices towards the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and the Islamic State (ISIL), and aims to investigate the extent to which the EU has developed the capacity to play a role in Turkish counter-terrorism policy through promoting democratisation.


Articles

Sharing Economy for Tackling Crypto-Laundering: The Europol Associated ‘Global Conference on Criminal Finances and Cryptocurrencies’

Dr Ethem Ilbiz and Professor Christian Kaunert

This article examines the compatibility of the Global Conference on Criminal Finances and Cryptocurrencies with a sharing economy model.


Europol and cybercrime: Europol’s sharing decryption platform

Dr Ethem Ilbiz and Professor Christian Kaunert

This article examines the resource sharing functionality of the decryption platform of Europol. The platform supports European law enforcement agencies (LEAs) that are having difficulties accessing legally obtained encrypted evidence due to the lack of human and technical resources.



Electoral cost of the European Union promoted norms: Erdogan’s counter-terrorism impasse

Dr Ethem Ilbiz

This article examines the electoral cost of the EU promoted norms over a candidate country where political risks associated with countering terrorism have an impact on the popularity ratings of an incumbent government. It analyses Turkey as an exceptional case that is the only candidate country and developing economy having a systematic terrorism problem among other accession states. 



TUECS is the acronym of ‘The Uberization of Europol’s Cybercrime Strategy’. It is a European Commission funded project under the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions Individual Fellowships grant agreement no 886141.

Contact: Dr Ethem Ilbiz, Marie Curie Senior Research Fellow