Our News Roundup is hip deep in China stories. The inconclusive EU-China summit gives Matthew Heiman and me a chance to explain why France understands—and hates—China’s geopolitical trade strategy more than most.
DayZero: Cybersecurity Law and Policy
DayZero dives deep in cybersecurity vulnerabilities, and the crime, espionage, and warfare taking place on networked computers. We look at legislation, practice, and litigation over how to keep our networks and critical infrastructure secure; new and emerging threats and how the policy process responds to them; the relationship between cybersecurity other security goods; and cybersecurity in American relations with foreign adversaries and allies.
Julian Assange’s story is also the story of how the utopian possibilities of the internet turned into something much bleaker and more frightening.
IT vendors are increasingly defining principles to guide the development of artificial intelligence. It’s worth taking a look at what those principles actually say.
A standard on collection should be rooted in recognized principles on collection of personal information and add some general guideposts to inform the application of the principles in the infinitely varying contexts of today’s data-driven world.
The post-Christchurch law creates new offenses and liability, including imprisonment and huge fines for failing to take down violent content. But it is riddled with ambiguities.
Our News Roundup leads with the long, slow death of Section 230 immunity. Nick Weaver explains why he thinks social media’s pursuit of engagement has led to a poisonous online environment, and Matthew Heiman replays the astonishing international consensus that Silicon Valley deserves the blame—and the regulation—for all that ails the Internet.
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