The vastness of cyberspace and speed of information transfer make it a novel frontier ripe for trial and error. The trend of nations turning towards state-run cyberspace policy is up for discussion after Russia’s expedited approval of the ‘Runet’ law, or sovereign internet bill.
In order to stay relevant and effective, international organizations and alliances must adapt to present-day challenges. While an organization’s broad mandate and purpose will generally stay the same over time, its objectives and instruments are often revised due to the constantly changing state of international relations. A recent development that has substantially altered global affairs […]
This is the third installment of an ongoing series on creating a DIY IR “degree” through free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and academic resources. Building on the foundational materials in Part 1 and the regional concentrations in Part 2, this part will suggest thematic concentrations in particularly salient issues in international relations. War […]
Eimi Harris analyzes the politics of data transfers across the Atlantic Ocean and how the EU-US Privacy Shield will impact private information.
As part of the NATO Association of Canada’s series of articles about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Ian Goertz explores how the landmark deal will affect Internet rights, including copyright, privacy and security.
As the global security landscape is going beyond physical space, Ian Goertz examines how cyberspace is becoming a new domain for security threats and cyber crimes.