Tag Archives: Cyberspace

Discussion on Black Code at the National Endowment for Democracy

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) hosted a panel on June 24, 2013, a timely discussion which focused on Ronald Deibert’s new book, Black Code: Inside the Battle for Cyberspace.

Ron Deibert talks about Black Code on CTV, CBC

May 27-30 2013

New book chapter by Citizen Lab Fellow Stefania Milan

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.

U.N. summit implodes as U.S., others spurn Internet treaty

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.

First annual Access Innovation Awards prize winners announced

Source: Access Now

Access is pleased to announce the winners of its first annual Access Innovation Prize.

Russia, China, Saudi Arabia call for worldwide DNS restrictions

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.

Cyber-warfare: Hype and fear

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.

The Growing Dark Side of Cyberspace ( . . . and What To Do About It)

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.

Thailand increases controls on cyberspace through use of lese majeste laws

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.

Internet governance world meets in Toronto amid new domains controversy

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.