[ga] Privacy concerns EU - COUNCIL OF EUROPE REVISES CYBERCRIME TREATY
- To: General Assembly of the DNSO <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: [ga] Privacy concerns EU - COUNCIL OF EUROPE REVISES CYBERCRIME TREATY
- From: Jeff Williams <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2001 06:07:22 -0700
- Organization: INEGroup Spokesman
- Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org
All assembly members,
On May 25th, the Council of Europe released the latest version
of its Draft Convention on Cybercrime, entitled "Version No.
27 Revised." It immediately met a hailstorm of criticism from
privacy advocates who say it lacks sufficient assurances of
privacy protection. The Draft will be submitted to the
European Committee on Crime Problems on June 18th and could be
ratified by member states by the end of 2001. The 113 page
treaty would set legal rules and guidelines for such things as
obtaining information from Internet Service Providers, tapping
and collecting Net traffic and content data, the extradition
of cybercriminals and international collaboration among law
enforcement authorities. Any state which ratifies the treaty
must amend its national laws to conform to the treaty. The
final draft treaty may be found at
Jeffrey A. Williams
Spokesman for INEGroup - (Over 118k members strong!)
CEO/DIR. Internet Network Eng/SR. Java/CORBA Development Eng.
Information Network Eng. Group. INEG. INC.
Contact Number: 972-447-1800 x1894 or 214-244-4827
Address: 5 East Kirkwood Blvd. Grapevine Texas 75208
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