European Forensics & Computer Crime Organizations - Computer Crime Contacts
Content Leader: Jess Garcia - Last Updated: January 29, 2007
Convention Committee on Cybercrime (T-CY) - Council of Europe
Owing the dangers of cybercrime and the need for common minimum technical and legal standards to fight such crime at a global level, the Convention on cybercrime (ETS N° 185) was prepared by Council of Europe member States and Canada, Japan, South Africa and the United States. It entered with force on 1 July 2004. Its Additional Protocol concerning the criminalisation of acts of a racist and xenophobic nature committed through computer systems (ETS N° 189) entered into force on 1 March 2006.