Cybersecurity: LOAC-Military

Segal on China, International Law, and Cyber

By Matthew Waxman
Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 11:39 AM

Anyone following these issues closely or interested in Harold Koh's address last month on international law and cyberattacks should read Adam Segal's commentary on China's view of the issues.  Adam discusses how China's concern about information flows and their politically destabilizing effects pushes it in a different international legal direction than the United States, but he also speculates that China may soften on some points of legal disagreement.