EU Releases Plan
for Internet Filtering. The European Commission
released an "Action Plan on promoting safe use of the
Internet " on November 26, 1997 calling for self-regulation,
filtering and ratings.
New UK Report on Online
Censorship. Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties
(UK) released a report,
Watches the Watchmen: Internet Content Rating Systems, and
privatised censorship"on November 11, 1997 on the
implications of the use and development of rating systems
and filtering tools for the Internet content.
European Parliament Recommends
Net Restrictions. The European Parliament issued
a resolution on October 24 on
protection of minors and human dignity in audiovisual and
information services (COM(96)0483 - C4-0621/96) [EN]"
The resolution calls for limitations on net content to
EU Releases Crypto
Report. The European
Commission released a report on encryption policy
A European Framework for Digital Signatures And
Encryption." Last month, Privacy International and GILC
sponsored a meeting at the European Parliament on
and the Internet: Developing Privacy and Security Policy for
the European Information Society".