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Azerbaijan plans to make additions to Criminal Code

ICT Materials 4 May 2011 15:29
In accordance with the "Convention on Cyber Crime," additions to the Criminal Code have been prepared and submitted to the parliament in Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani National Security Ministry department head Karim Karimov said during an international conference on "Cyber and National Security: NATO Policy and National View."
Azerbaijan plans to make additions to Criminal Code

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 4 / Trend /

In accordance with the "Convention on Cyber Crime," additions to the Criminal Code have been prepared and submitted to the parliament in Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani National Security Ministry department head Karim Karimov said during an international conference on "Cyber and National Security: NATO Policy and National View."

The conference is held by the Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry, the Center for Strategic Studies under the Azerbaijani President and the Romanian Embassy in Azerbaijan (NATO embassy-coordinator in Azerbaijan).

Karimov said making additions to the Criminal Code is expected in the near future. They reflect international practice and requirements of the Convention.

"Cyber crime in virtual space is of a transnational character. It is being constantly studied. In investigating cyber crimes, we are based on the data and conclusions of the National Academy of Sciences' Information Technology Institute," Karimov said.

"Unfortunately, there are appropriate terms in Internet to hide cybercrime traces," Karimov said.

Karimov said the number of such crimes amount to dozens per year. They are mainly associated with the destruction of information or cracking of Internet resources.

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