UN cybercrime convention in danger of subversion

31/01/2023 | Lawfare

The UN cybercrime convention negotiations are at a critical stage as authoritarian states, including China and Russia, attempt to water down human rights and due process safeguards while at the same time turning the draft convention into a tool for political control. With no universal definition of cybercrime agreed upon, they aim to have cyber-related crimes, such as "incitement to subversive activities", included in the convention. 

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