A global network for scholars of internet governance
In modern democracies, societies are built not only on checks and balances but also on the notion of trust. In the digital age, trust is strengthened through a variety of technologies that provide for online privacy and security. Encryption technologies are one key example. They allow users to securely communicate and do business online, and to protect data on a computer, a phone or in the cloud. However, those technologies are also available for less benevolent purposes, providing criminals with means to protect their communication and data. This has put encryption at the centre of a debate on the tension between online security and the notion of national security. Even after years of struggles - most recently between the FBI and Apple - battle lines remain murky, and key questions unanswered.
Are law enforcement agencies really "going dark"? Should (and can) societies make any compromises on the use of encryption technologies? What are the ethical obligations for the…Continue
Posted by Julia Pohle on June 23, 2016 at 8:30pm
The proposal submission deadline for the 2016 GigaNet Annual Symposium was extended until Friday 24 June 2016.
The complete call for papers can be found here: CFP website.
Posted by Daniel Oppermann on June 11, 2016 at 6:15pm