The European Union has called for all states to publicise their views on how international law applies to cyberspace. To date, primarily European states have shared their national views. The OAS’s Improving Transparency project aims to add more American voices to the conversation. Early results of the initiative highlight the need for greater legal capacity building among states that have …
As the world moves from words to action on cyber diplomacy and the international community focuses on implementing a cyber stability framework, Africa is still several steps behind. But with its vibrant digital ecosystem and potential for growth, Africa is an important element in the global cyber diplomacy puzzle. Its unique context and needs have to be better addressed within the current processes.
States and non-state actors are turning to cyberspace to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of their operations violate such international law rules as the requirement to the respect the sovereignty of other states, the prohibitions on intervention and the use of force, and international human rights law obligations and prohibitions.
The United States Cyberspace Solarium Commission outlines recommendations for better US-EU collaboration.
The arrest warrant for the Bundestag hacker represents a new German response to cyberattacks – and has potentially major implications
Digital immunity passports may speed up the return to normality in the face of COVID-19. But they also carry significant risks.
Application of international law in cyberspace remains controversial. Are we asking the right questions?
Political and legal responses to election interference have been timid: is international law the only viable way forward?
In dealing with cyber attacks against healthcare institutions, states should rely on international law and strengthen the obligation of due diligence.
The European Union aspires to become a leader in producing, adopting and governing new digital technologies such as blockchain and Distributed Ledger technologies (DLT). One strategically important step to achieving this goal is taking a leading role in shaping the rules and standards governing these technologies. Without a strong foothold in setting standards; the EU’s role as an innovative and competitive …
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