The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School is a leader in the study of the law and policy around the Internet and other emerging technologies.
A few days ago, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés (CNiL), the French data protection authority, ordered Google to apply the right to be forgotten (RTBF) on all domain names of Google's search engine, including the .com domain.
Today, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) delivered a long-awaited decision in Delphi AS v. Estonia.
In two years, section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act will expire. It is essential the public to have confidence that any reforms to section 702 will actually address problems with PRISM and Upstream surveillance. To get that confidence, we have to know a lot more about how the intelligence community is using section 702. That understanding requires more investigation.
Policymakers around the world are showing renewed interest in the rules that govern Internet information flow across national borders.
Technology that helps to save human lives is now endangered by the copyright enforcement.
Serious cyber attacks and incidents – the kind that have serious long-term consequences - are, thankfully, relatively rare in most state and local governments. That said, they’re not nearly as uncommon as would be ideal and, perhaps more problematically, they seem to be becoming more common. So how do these jurisdictions prepare for such events? Planning, preparedness, and “cyber hygiene” efforts are all valuable, but an important part of the toolkit for learning how to do those tasks more effectively, and for testing existing practices, is through the use of exercises and simulations.