Citizen Lab Fellow Stefania Milan has authored a chapter titled “WikiLeaks, Anonymous, and the Exercise of Individuality: Protesting in the Cloud” in the newly-released book, Beyond WikiLeaks: Implications for the Future of Communications, Journalism and Society.
Tag Archives: Cyberspace
Source: Declan McCullagh, CNet
In a stunning repudiation of a United Nations summit, an alliance of Western democracies including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada today rejected a proposed treaty over concerns it hands repressive governments too much authority over the Internet.
Source: Access Now
Access is pleased to announce the winners of its first annual Access Innovation Prize.
Source: Fast Company
At the ongoing ITU conference in Dubai, bureaucrats from 193 countries are rewriting the obscure UN legislation that oversees how the Internet works.
Source: The Economist
Even as anxiety about jihadi terrorist threats has eased, thanks to the efforts of intelligence agencies and drone attacks’ disruption of the militants’ sanctuaries, fears over Western societies’ vulnerability to cyber-assaults have grown.
Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert has published a new article titled “The Growing Dark Side of Cyberspace ( . . . and What To Do About It)” in the Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs, Volume 1, Issue 2, November 2012.
Google Policy Fellow Kieran Bergmann published an article for the Asia Pacific Memo. Bergmann’s article looked at Thailand’s lese majeste cases and the government’s method of controlling cyberspace.
Source: Michael Geist, Toronto Star
The Internet governance world gathers in Toronto this week as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) holds one of its meetings in Canada for only the third time.
Cyberspace is considered by the principal governments to be the fifth domain of warfare such as space, land, sea and air, and due to this reason, principal countries are mass investing in the development of new cyber capabilities to protect it.
Source: John Markoff, The New York Times
A small team of cybersecurity researchers have lashed the computers together to form a homebrew computing cluster.