As Jack Goldsmith explains in a riveting new essay, the United States’s “internet freedom” agenda has been a boon for the commercial development of the internet. Yet in virtually every other respect, it has been an abject failure.
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On Wednesday, Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed Kaspersky Lab’s litigation seeking to halt the federal government’s ban on using its products. The full opinion is below.
British Attorney General Jeremy Wright delivered public remarks describing the U.K. position on cyber and international law. This is an important step in developing and defending interpretations of existing international frameworks as applied to cyber.
We should view the innovations of online advertising less as a threat than as an opportunity to think more rigorously about the bargains we strike with companies like Facebook as individuals, and the bargains we collectively strike with such companies as a society.
A review of Tim Maurer’s “Cyber Mercenaries: The State, Hackers, and Power” (Cambridge, 2018).
Announcing a new database of experts in technology policy from diverse backgrounds.
Opportunities to glimpse misinformation in action are fairly rare. But after the recent attack in Toronto, a journalist on Twitter unwittingly carried out a natural experiment that shows how quickly “fake news” can spread.
Reputation plays a bigger role in internet security than meets the eye.
The document on digital disinformation is a better bellweather of the future of social media regulation than congressional hearings.
Facebook’s role in spreading violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar should be an important part of the conversation about the role of the big technology companies in societies around the world.