Jack Goldsmith

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Jack Goldsmith is the Learned Hand Professor at Harvard Law School, co-founder of Lawfare, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. Before coming to Harvard, Professor Goldsmith served as Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel from 2003-2004, and Special Counsel to the Department of Defense from 2002-2003.

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Aegis

'Defend Forward' and Sovereignty

Among the most discussed provisions of the Tallinn Manual 2.0 is Rule 4: “Violation of sovereignty.” Rule 4 provides: “A State must not conduct cyber operations that violate the sovereignty of another State.” Considered alone, Rule 4 is banal and unobjectionable, since there are many established sovereignty-based international-law rules that cyber operations might violate.

Cyber & Technology

How to Think About Chinese-Owned Technology Platforms Operating in the United States

A new report entitled “Chinese Technology Platforms Operating in the United States” sets forth a framework for understanding the various threats posed by Chinese-owned technology platforms operating in the United States and for assessing the various costs and benefits of proposed responses to these threats.