Articles on Digital Power

Fighting fake news: Caught between a rock and a hard place (Commentary)

Lorenzo Marini - 05 March 2018

Government regulation on fake news is unlikely to prevent malicious actors from meddling in our elections or polarising our societies. 

Attribution is what states make of it (Commentary)

Stefan Soesanto - 30 October 2017

It is high-time for the Europeans to wake up from their hopes and dreams to build norms and rules for state behaviour in cyberspace.

The UN GGE is dead: Time to fall forward (Commentary)

Stefan Soesanto & Fosca D'Incau - 15 August 2017

The top down UN GGE process appears dead in the water. International norms and laws for responding to cyber attacks must now be built from the bottom up.

Countering online radicalisation (Commentary)

Stefan Soesanto & Fosca D'Incau - 19 July 2017

Part of the solution is to rely on the internet’s most essential strength - its vast army of ordinary users.

The Macron leak that wasn't (Commentary)

Stefan Soesanto - 09 May 2017

So stark is the absence of interesting information that one could conclude that the Macronleak was a false flag operation designed to point the finger at Russia.

The Way Forward: EU Digital Policies and Brexit (Part II) (Commentary)

Stefan Soesanto - 24 October 2016

The curtailment of law enforcement cooperation between the UK and the European Union will be an inevitable consequence of the British exit.

The way forward: UK digital policies and Brexit (Part I) (Commentary)

Stefan Soesanto - 04 October 2016

The digital challenges related to Brexit are stark but clear. There is no excuse for any policy misstep from May's government.

The Apple tax bill is not protectionism (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 02 September 2016

International conflicts are inevitable when governments challenge the excesses of multinational corporations.

Policy challenges of the digital economy (Commentary)

Christoph Steck - 28 July 2015

Europe must embrace the digital world but also stay firm on its beliefs and views.