November 14, 2000

Global Net crime treaty updated amid concerns

Author: JT Smith

Reuters reports that 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 plans to issue a
new draft late this week to clarify passages that led to what it sees as "serious misunderstandings." Slashdot readers discuss the new draft.
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