Details of Treaty No.189
|Title||Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime, concerning the criminalisation of acts of a racist and xenophobic nature committed through computer systems|
|Opening of the treaty||Strasbourg, 28/01/2003 - Treaty open for signature by the States which have signed the Treaty ETS 185.|
|Entry into Force||01/03/2006 - 5 Ratifications.|
This Protocol entails an extension of the Cybercrime Convention’s scope, including its substantive, procedural and international cooperation provisions, so as to cover also offences of racist or xenophobic propaganda. Thus, apart from harmonising the substantive law elements of such behaviour, the Protocol aims at improving the ability of the Parties to make use of the means and avenues of international cooperation set out in the Convention (ETS No. 185) in this area.
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