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Cyprus ratifies convention on cybercrime
2005-01-20 10:08:45

Nicosia, Jan 20 (CNA) -- Cyprus has ratified the convention on cybercrime and signed the additional Protocol to the Convention on cybercrime, concerning the criminalisation of acts of a racist and xenophobic nature committed through computer systems.

A Council of Europe press release issued yesterday said that Cyprus Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe Marios Lyssiotis handed to Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Maud de Boer - Buquicchio the instrument of ratification of the convention on cybercrime that will enter into force on April 1, 2005).

Lyssiotis also signed the additional Protocol to the Convention on cybercrime, concerning the criminalisation of acts of a racist and xenophobic nature committed through computer systems.

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