OCTOPUS Conference 2016 OCTOPUS Conference 2016
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The Council of Europe helps to protect societies worldwide from the threat of cybercrime through the Convention on Cybercrime and its Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism, the Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY) and the technical cooperation programmes on cybercrime.
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T-CY adopts Guidance Note on Article 18

01 March 2017 Strasbourg, France

The Cybercrime Convention Committee, following detailed negotiations, has adopted a Guidance Note on the production of subscriber information following a lawful request by a criminal justice authority. This includes situations where a service provider is offering a service in the territory of a...

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iPROCEEDS: pilot training on Investigation on Darknet and Virtual currencies

28 February - 3 March 2017 Bucharest, Romania

The Darknet is becoming increasingly a place where illegal activity thrives and criminals function in perceived anonymity. Reportedly, almost 30% of hidden services on Tor relate to some form of illicit activity, such as selling illicit drugs, weapons, compromised data, counterfeit...

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CyberCrime@EAP III and iPROCEEDS: Preparatory meeting of the Cybercrime Exercise

23-24 February 2017 Tbilisi, Georgia

The second preparatory expert meeting on the development of the Cybercrime Exercise started today in Tbilisi, Georgia. Council of Europe experts, staff members and representatives of the Georgian Data Exchange Agency are finilising the components of a simulation exercise that will cover solving...

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Ratification by Moldova of the Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism

15 February Strasbourg, France

The Republic of Moldova deposited the instrument of ratification and became the 28 State Party to the Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism. State of signatures, ratifications and accessions to the Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism

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