EU to harmonise cybercrime laws

Monday, 29 April 2002, 1:42 PM EST

The Commission of the European Union has adopted a proposal for a Council framework decision that seeks to harmonize the EU's legal response to so-called cybercrimes, including hacking, denial of service attacks and virus dissemination.

The proposal, said EU Justice and Home Affairs Commissioner Antonio Vitorino, "aims to ensure a common minimum level of criminal law in all Member States" and calls for the mandatory introduction of 24-hour contact points in member states to facilitate the exchange of cybercrime information.

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