Council of Europe adopts its first Internet governance strategy

Strasbourg, 15.03.2012 – The 47 Council of Europe member states have adopted an Internet governance strategy to protect and promote human rights, the rule of law and democracy online

The strategy contains more than 40 lines of action structured around six areas (Internet’s openness, the rights of users, data protection, cybercrime, democracy and culture, and children and young people) to be implemented over from 2012 to 2015, in co-operation with partners from all sectors of society, including the private sector and civil society. (more...)