1022nd meeting – 26 March 2008

Item 5.1

Steering Committee on the Media and New Communication Services (CDMC)

a. Draft Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)… of the Committee of Ministers to member states on measures to promote the respect for freedom of expression and information with regard to Internet filters
b. Draft declaration on the independence and functions of regulatory authorities for the broadcasting sector
(CM(2008)37, CM(2008)37 add and CM(2008)38)

Decisions

The Deputies

1. adopted Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)6 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on measures to promote the respect for freedom of expression and information with regard to Internet filters, as it appears at Appendix 6 to the present volume of Decisions;

2. took note of the report of the Group of Specialists on human rights in the information society (MC-S-IS) on the use and impact of technical filtering measures for various types of content in the online environment, as it appears in document CM(2008)37 add;

3. adopted the Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on the independence and functions of regulatory authorities for the broadcasting sector, as it appears at Appendix 7 to the present volume of Decisions.


 

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