Category Archives: Council of Europe

EU directive on financial markets regulation (24 november 2010) transposed in France

Dépêches JurisClasseur | LexisNexis en France. Supervision bancaire et financière: autorités de surveillance, 16 mai 2013 The statutory instrument (décret n° 2013-388 du 10 mai 2013) adapted the monetary and financial code to incorporate the EU directive on financial regulation. … Continue reading

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French White paper on defense and national security 2013 –

Livre blanc sur la défense et la sécurité nationale 2013 – Rapports publics – La Documentation française. a PDF document to download (sorry in French): pages 105 to 107 look at cybersecurity and defense. Nothing fundamentally new, but an emphasis … Continue reading

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BBC News – Should internet users ever be cut off?

BBC News – Should internet users ever be cut off?. BBC, Dave Lee, 11 June 2011 see also “UN Report On Human Rights Condemns Three Strikes As Civil Rights Violation” TechDirt 03 June 2011 for the report see http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/docs/…/A.HRC.17.27_en.pdf A … Continue reading

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Cyber-terrorism – possibility of death penalty in Pakistan

At first sight, for us European, it seems a heavy sentence that of death for cyber-terrorism. But it seems that the sentence is tied to a result: causing death of an other person, even it is indirectly by simply allowing … Continue reading

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Security – Convention on cybercrime

THe convention on cybercrime allows for the law to require a minimum of security features implemented by users as a pre-condition to prosecute for hacking… So that for WI-FI, users are required to be cautious could hardly be surprising. However, … Continue reading

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