Articles on Digital Power project

Europe, 5G, and Munich: The China challenge and American mission (Commentary)

Janka Oertel - 18 February 2020

Bipartisan US pressure over China is rubbing Europeans up the wrong way. But the Americans are right that hard choices await.

Regulation and accountability: How to save the internet (Commentary)

Mark Bunting - 30 January 2020

Platform governance has slipped the moorings of national law and democratic accountability, while “regulation by outrage” has filled the policy gap. 

Can regulation save the Internet? The view from London (Commentary)

Carla Hobbs - 14 November 2019

Figures from across government, the private sector, and wider society argue in favour of adequate regulation to mitigate the harmful effects of the internet. But what should this regulation look like?

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.