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Germany calls on UN to create Web standards.
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- Date: Mon, 22 Jul 96 23:02 MET DST
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>From: Jason Stokes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Germany calls on UN to create Web standards.
>Date: Mon, 22 Jul 1996 18:05:32 +1000
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I thought this was newsworthy (from C/net):
>German officials are calling for the United Nations to help create
>international standards for acceptable content on the Web, a plea that
>comes just as Hamburg prosecutors accuse America Online's German
>service of being used for transmitting child pornography through email.
>Claudia Nolte, German's minister for family affairs, appeared Tuesday
>before the United Nations to discuss how the international body could
>play a role in developing standards to protect women and children from
>violence and sexual exploitation online. Nolte said that international
>standards will be necessary to prevent pornographers and neo-Nazis from
>operating outside national jurisdictions.
Full text at http://www.cnet.com/Content/News/Files/0,16,1860,00.html
Given the process of international law development, this is not a
particularly immediate threat, but, give it time...
Jason Stokes: email@example.com