Prelims 1007

Consider the following statements regarding Budapest Convention.
1. It is the only binding international instrument on the issue of Cybercrime.
2. It was drawn up by European Union.
3. India has recently joined the convention.
Which of these statements is/are correct?
A.
1 Only
B.
1 and 2 Only
C.
2 and 3 Only
D.
1, 2 and 3
Explanation :
The Convention on Cybercrime is also known as the Budapest Convention.
• It is the first international treaty seeking to address Internet and computer crime by harmonizing national laws, improving investigative techniques, and increasing cooperation among nations.
• It came into force in 2004 and was drawn up by Council of Europe.
• The Convention has 56 members.
• India is not its member.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s