The World’s Worst Internet Laws Ratified

Associated Press; 6:49 PM PDT, August 4, 2006

WASHINGTON — The Senate has ratified a treaty under which the United States will join more than 40 other countries, mainly from Europe, in fighting crimes committed via the Internet.

The Council of Europe’s Convention on Cybercrime, ratified late Thursday, is the first international treaty seeking to address Internet crimes by harmonizing national laws, improving investigative techniques and increasing cooperation among nations. More (offsite link)…