France ready to ratify Cybercrime convention

By EDRi · June 19, 2003

France has started the process of ratification of the Council of Europe
cybercrime convention. On 11 June, Dominique de Villepin, the French
minister of foreign affairs presented to the council of ministers a draft
law for the ratification of the convention. France would be the first EU
country to ratify the convention, which has only been ratified till now by
3 Council of Europe countries: Albania, Croatia and Estonia. The convention
needs at least 5 ratifications (among them 3 from CoE countries) to enter
into force.

Press release announcing ratification plans (in French – 11.06.2003)

IRIS dossier on the cybercrime convention

(Contribution by Meryem Marzouki, IRIS)