Rather than a comprehensive legal protection for personal data, the United States has only a patchwork of sector-specific laws that fail to adequately protect data. Congress should create a single legislative data-protection mandate to protect individuals’ privacy.
5G networks could revolutionize the digital economy, but with this opportunity come major cybersecurity challenges. U.S. policymakers need to respond using technical and regulatory measures, diplomacy, and investments in cybersecurity skills training.
France approves a 3 percent Digital Services Tax on large tech companies; the UK fines British Airways and Marriott for data breaches under the GDPR; United States and UK signal relaxation of Huawei hardline; trade tensions drive tech companies out of China; and U.S. mayors unite against paying ransom to hackers.
This week: U.S. government takes on Big Tech; FCC holds a 5G auction; Silicon Valley deals with fallout from tech cold war; Apple announces new privacy features amid legal troubles; and, Huawei offers concessions.
This week: House Speaker Pelosi takes on Facebook; a new global pact on AI; tech industry stakeholders criticize UK security agency proposal; U.S.-Huawei legal saga continues; and, Google issues new privacy standards for its extensions.
This week: President Trump declares national emergency on threats to U.S. technology, WhatsApp hacked, San Francisco bans facial recognition, the United States passes on global pact against online extremism; and, Supreme Court ruling opens door for antitrust action against online marketplace platforms.
For years states and scholars have struggled with questions of when and how international law applies to cyberspace. The final post in the two-part series will provide imagery to help grapple with the procedural and transparency challenges facing international law in the cyber domain.
For years states and scholars have struggled with questions of when and how international law applies to cyberspace. A series of two posts will provide a map to help grapple with some of the most significant challenges facing international law in the cyber domain.
Nigeria, Africa's largest economy and most populous country, is a representative example of the challenges Africa faces with internet connectivity. What steps can the country and the rest of the African continent take to increase the number of internet users?