Cybercrime Treaty Draft: Take 23
Source: Wired - Posted by Chris Pallack   
Government The world's first cybercrime treaty is being hastily redrafted after Internet lobby groups assailed it as a threat to human rights that could have "a chilling effect on the free flow of information and ideas." The Council of Europe, a 41-nation . . . The world's first cybercrime treaty is being hastily redrafted after Internet lobby groups assailed it as a threat to human rights that could have "a chilling effect on the free flow of information and ideas." The Council of Europe, a 41-nation human rights watchdog based in Strasbourg drawing up the treaty, plans to issue a new draft late this week to clarify passages that led to what it sees as serious misunderstandings, a senior official said.

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