Application of Law in Network Rumor Deviance
Criminal law scholars’ controversy over the application of law in network rumor deviance is mainly due to inappropriate interpretation of criminal law. Network rumor is the manifestation of riot in cyberspace. Cyberspace is public because it’s the place where many or unspecified actors behave themselves.Only when riot in cyberspace cause serious disorder in real public places can the crime be constituted. Click rate and reposting rate alone should not be used as the evidence for judging.