EPIC/GILC Urge Europe Over Cybercrime Treaty
Source: Newsbytes - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Members of the Members of the Global Internet Liberty Campaign (GILC) will today urge the Council of Europe to reconsider a draft treaty on cybercrime. The international coalition of civil liberties and human rights organizations, which includes the Electronic Privacy Information . . . Members of the Members of the Global Internet Liberty Campaign (GILC) will today urge the Council of Europe to reconsider a draft treaty on cybercrime. The international coalition of civil liberties and human rights organizations, which includes the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), said that the proposal poses a threat to free speech and privacy on the Internet.

According to EPIC, the Council of Europe proposed the Cybercrime treaty back in April as part of an effort to strengthen computer crime laws among many countries. The Group of Eight (G8), the center said, will discuss the treaty at a meeting on Oct. 24 in Berlin.

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