(1) Ministers or their representatives from
the 26 following Member States signed the treaty: Albania, Armenia,
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland,
France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Moldova, the Netherlands,
Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,
"the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia", Ukraine
and the United Kingdom. Canada, Japan, South Africa and the United
States, who took part in the drafting, also signed the treaty.
(2) Another possibility is that this Treaty might
set a precedent for imposing formal international control over
the Internet. This has been discussed at length at the recent
U.N. conference on the Internet. See "U.N. Agrees to Examine How Internet Is
Governed," by Jennifer L. Schenker, International Herald
December 15, 2003.
(3)For the full text of this treaty, see http://conventions.coe.int/Treaty/en/Treaties/Html/185.htm.
(4) Article 24, Extradition, http://conventions.coe.int/Treaty/en/Treaties/Html/185.htm.
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