Cyberlaw Blogospace

July 2019
By: Yuval Shany. Active defense in cyberspace may involve operations taking place outside the network boundaries of a potential victim of a harmful cyber operation and intrusion into the...
July 2019
By: Haim Wismonsky. בית-המשפט העליון של פייסבוק בחודש נובמבר 2018 הודיעה חברת פייסבוק כי בכוונתה להקים ועדה חיצונית ועצמאית לענייני מדיניות התוכן על גבי הפלטפורמה של החברה. מארק צוקרברג,...
June 2019
By: Adi Libsker-Hazut. A. Background Methods and means of warfare have been evolving since the dawn of history. Attempts to develop new weapons or improve existing ones have often led to...
June 2019
By: Michael Schmitt. First Published at Just Security. The debate as to whether international law applies in cyberspace is fading away, for widespread agreement now exists that the rights,...
May 2019
By: Omri Rachum-Twaig. In March 2016, Microsoft shut down its artificial-intelligence (AI)-based chatbot, Tay, which had been developed to autonomously interact with users via Twitter and...
April 2019
By: Karen Eltis. Three Ottawa residents recently launched a Constitutional (“Charter”) challenge against the Mayor’s Twitter block, citing social media as “the primary means for communicating”...
March 2019
By: Dan Efrony. In his keynote address at the RSA Conference on Feb. 14, 2017, Microsoft President Brad Smith described his vision for a more peaceful cyberspace. Smith articulated an...
March 2019
By: Dafna Dror-Shpoliansky. In a recent judgment of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), the Court ruled that imposing objective liability on a news website company for...
March 2019
By: Drew Stone. Note: This article leads up to the design and WIP implementation of an anonymous voting protocol on Ethereum with zero-knowledge proofs for preserving anonymity. The history...
February 2019
By: Anat Eisenstein Bar-On. At the beginning of January 2019, just three months before the upcoming Israeli parliamentary elections, the Director of the ISA (Israel Security Agency – “Shin Bet...