"The legal systems in both the United States and in the European Union member states are simply not cut out for citizen-driven, peer-to-peer communication," argues Swedish Pirate Party member Amelia Anderdotter.
"D-day is soon approaching for internet governance," says European Commission officer Maciej Tomaszewski. Read his op-ed to gain insights on how Europe is shifting gears in the face of the great switch in internet oversight.
Revenge porn is an increasingly pervasive and troubling abuse of privacy in the networked information society. Some victims are fighting back using copyright law. But does it work?
Could ICANN become a FIFA-like organisation, “flush with cash and accountable to no one“?
Monika Ermert reports from the Munich Security Conference, where experts ponder over hybrid and cyber war.
A committee of the Council of Europe released a report on mass surveillance on 26 January 2015. Some of its recommendations are expected to influence the debate heavily.
The Court of Justice of the European Union rules in Hejduk that the accessibility of a website is enough to establish jurisdiction in cases of online copyright infringement.
Is Europe today ready to combat existing and emerging cyber threats? United Nations researcher Francesca Bosco points at weak spots, both law making and enforcement.
As negotiations progress over the EU-US free-trade agreement TTIP, it is natural that somebody will propose addressing privacy differences through trade. But several features of free trade agreements make negotiating data protection in the trade regime a very bad idea for the EU.
In the past 12 months privacy and data protection took a much more prominent role in internet policy discussions. One of the key examples is the so-called Google Spain case . Researcher Jef Ausloos revisits the case at the European privacy conference CPDP .