Criminalization of rumors in the Jordanian criminal law
Keywords:Rumor; Criminalization; law; Jordanian
This study focused on the criminalization of the common in Jordanian criminal law, as this is one of the crimes that has become lethal to society, particularly in light of the current era of globalization and progress. Because this crime is one of the crimes that has become fatal to societies, particularly in light of the era of globalization and the development that we are currently experiencing, the topic of this study was the criminalization of the common in Jordanian criminal law. This was done because this crime is one of the crimes that has become one of the most dangerous crimes in the world. After going through all of this scientific work, the researcher arrived at a number of conclusions and suggestions, including the following: The rumor is a syndrome that has been with societies since ancient times when scientific, political, and social circles paid attention to it and focused the majority of their attention on the impact it had on the stability of society, particularly as it is characterized by ambiguity and rapid cross-border transmission and as it influences the opinion of the public as well as their intellectual and political orientations. The rumor is a syndrome that has accompanied societies since ancient times. The researcher hopes that the Jordanian legislator will introduce a legal text in the cybercrime law that will punish those who spread rumors through electronic means and websites.