Tuesday , February 7 2023

The Internet has enhanced freedom of communication, ignored national borders, and removed time and s...

International Law and Cyberspace: It’s the “How”, Stupid – CircleID

The Internet has enhanced freedom of communication, ignored national borders, and removed time and space barriers. But the Internet sphere was never a law-free zone. Already ICANN's "Articles of Incorporation" (1998) constituted that the management of critical Internet resources has to take place within the frameworks of "applicable national and international law". And in 2015, all the 193 UN member states confirmed the general applicability of international law in cyberspace. Nevertheless, the issue is part of an ongoing international controversy. The basic agreement is overshadowed by fundamental disagreements on the "How". The UN Charter, UN conventions on international humanitarian law …

 

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