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Council of Europe
Cybercrime Convention to be formally adopted on 8 November

The Council of Europe Ministers' Deputies have just approved the Convention on Cybercrime.

They decided to present the Convention for formal adoption to Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting in Strasbourg on 8 November, with the opening for signature by member states taking place at an international conference in Budapest at the end of November. It will enter into force when five states, at least three of which are members of the Council of Europe, have ratified it.

Final version (dated 29.6.01):
Cybercrime Convention (html)
Cybercrime Convention (pdf)
Explanatory report
COE press release (19.9.01)

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