Details of Treaty No.185
|Title||Convention on Cybercrime|
|Opening of the treaty||Budapest, 23/11/2001 - Treaty open for signature by the member States and the non-member States which have participated in its elaboration and for accession by other non-member States|
|Entry into Force||01/07/2004 - 5 Ratifications including at least 3 member States of the Council of Europe|
The Convention is the first international treaty on crimes committed via the Internet and other computer networks, dealing particularly with infringements of copyright, computer-related fraud, child pornography and violations of network security. It also contains a series of powers and procedures such as the search of computer networks and interception.
Its main objective, set out in the preamble, is to pursue a common criminal policy aimed at the protection of society against cybercrime, especially by adopting appropriate legislation and fostering international co-operation.
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