Shifting U.S. internet foreign policy priorities away from protecting global human rights online and toward a security-centric posture would be a strategic mistake, and risks harm to freedom and security.
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Digital solidarity is an alternative path to achieving technological self-determination through partnerships and alliances among open, democratic, and rule-bound societies.
More than 50 democratic countries and partners launched their unified commitment towards promoting an open, global internet for all.
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Preventing online radicalization will require a collaborative approach with companies from around the world.
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Telecommunications companies and rights groups can accomplish more by working together to push back internet disruptions.
The interdependence of global submarine communication systems means that a break in the vast network of seabed cables during armed conflict could have cascading effects on internet access. Yet the law of naval warfare is underdeveloped in this area.
Tom Wheeler explains how the internet’s design prevents spikes in traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic from slowing everything to a halt.
Approximately two years after the white supremacist and neo-Nazi website Ironmarch.org was shut down, an anonymous individual posted a database of all user activity tracked by the site.