Convention on Cybercrime

UN backs Russia on internet convention, alarming rights advocates

The United Nations on Dec. 27 approved a Russian-led bid that aims to create a new convention on cybercrime, alarming rights groups and Western powers that fear a bid to restrict online freedom.    

The General Assembly approved the resolution sponsored by Russia and backed by China, which would set up a committee of international experts in 2020.    

Stamenkovic in Convention on Cybercrime Steering Committee

BELGRADE - Serbian experts in the fight against cyber-crime won a great international recognition at the seat of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg recently as Serbian Special Prosecutor for High-Tech Crime Branko Stamenkovic was appointed member of the Steering Committee of the Convention on Cybercrime.