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This Is What NGOs Want on E-Evidence From the Council of Europe

An international coalition of NGOs submitted to the Council of Europe its comments on how to protect human rights when developing new rules on cross-border access to electronic evidence. The CoE is in the process of...

by LibertiesEU

An international coalition of NGOs submitted to the Council of Europe its comments on how to protect human rights when developing new rules on cross-border access to electronic evidence. The CoE is in the process of developing an additional protocol to the Cybercrime Convention. The 14 signatories aim to make sure that human rights are fully respected in the preparations. They call for unjustified forced data localisation to be banned and that the enforcement of jurisdiction by a state on the territory of another cannot happen without the knowledge and agreement of the targeted state.

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