Internet Crime Forum Mission Statement

To promote, maintain and enhance an effective working relationship between industry and law enforcement to tackle crime and foster business and public confidence in the use of the Internet in ways that respect human rights and are sympathetic to the needs of industry.

Adopted 4th December 2001


  • Identify and review the legal requirements to be met to provide information

  • Identify information that can be provided from a technical perspective

  • To research and identify the areas of legal uncertainty relating to the use of information from the Internet as evidence and to make recommendations to resolve any ambiguities

  • Develop an accepted practice for requesting and providing information

  • Put in place procedures for paying for resources used

  • Co-ordinate with and demonstrate leadership towards similar activities worldwide