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Question: where would you go to escape detection if you wanted to do something illegal on the Internet? Hint: shush!

Poulter, Alan and Ferguson, Ian and Mcmenemy, David and Glassey, Richard James (2009) Question: where would you go to escape detection if you wanted to do something illegal on the Internet? Hint: shush! In: Global Security, Safety, and Sustainability. Communications in Computer and Information Science (1st). Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 1-8. ISBN 978-3-642-04062-7

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The background to this paper is the introduction of public access IT facilities in public libraries. These facilities have seen recorded instances of misuse alongside weaknesses in checking identities of users and in explaining Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs) to users. The FRILLS (Forensic Readiness of Local Libraries in Scotland) project, funded by the Scottish Library and Information Council, attempted to survey the situation in Scottish public libraries and develop a forensic readiness logging regime for use in them. There is in depth discussion of the use of logging in public library computer facilities