Of the many developing issues at the intersections of media, information and diplomacy, one of the least understood and diplomatically problematic is that of cyber war. The threat of cyber war is the result of the growth of the information…Read More
Tatevik Sargsyan, a doctoral candidate at the School of Communication at American University, explores the privacy, human rights, and economic and trade implications of data localization on governments and citizens. In lieu of the recent ‘Safe Harbor’ agreement, Sargsyan considers localization within the contexts of human rights and commercial exchange.
Just before the official opening of the 2015 UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF) on November 10, 2015, the core of the current challenges of internet governance were laid out by a panel in a Scene Setting session. Speakers’ interventions corresponded with the sub-themes of this year’s IGF under the overarching topic “Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development.” Check out the following infographic to explore the eight challenges outlined during this session.
Welcome to the Media Law Roundup, a weekly digest of the latest in global media news. In this issue: Paksitan internet Governance School, Turkish Journalist Acquitted, selected headlines from October Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
Alexandra Kulikova, Program Coordinator at the PIR Center in Moscow, discusses implications of and processes for creating soft law on ICT governance, with a focus on the 2015 UN GGE and the recent US-China talks.