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October 2009
Cyberdeterrence and Cyberwar By: Martin C. Libicki The protection of cyberspace, the information medium, has become a vital national interest because of its importance both to the economy and to military power. An attacker may tamper with networks to steal information for the money or to disrupt operations. Future wars are likely to be carried...
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Vice Admiral James Houck, the 41st judge advocate general (JAG) of the U.S. Navy, has established a new Division within the Office of the Judge Advocate General, the Information Operations and Intelligence Law Division (Code 18) (IOIL Division).The new IOIL Division will focus on the laws and policies regarding cyberspace operations, other information operations, and...
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From the ONI blog: The OpenNet Initiative (ONI) has released updated reports on Ethiopia and Zimbabwe and new reports on Uganda and Nigeria, where ONI tested for the first time in 2008 and 2009. All four profiles can be accessed at: http://opennet.net/research/regions/ssafrica.read more
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8285954.stm Court order served over Twitter The High Court has given permission for an injunction to be served via social-networking site Twitter. The order is to be served against an unknown Twitter user who anonymously posts to the site using the same name as a right-wing political blogger. The order demands the anonymous twitter user...
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Secretary Napolitano’s Testimony on “Eight Years after 9/11: Confronting the Terrorist Threat to the Homeland” from DHS | National Cybersecurity Division Testimony of Secretary Napolitano before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, “Eight Years after 9/11: Confronting the Terrorist Threat to the Homeland” (Written Testimony) given September 30, 2009 at the Dirksen...
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ZDNet – ICANN declares independence, breaks ties with U.S. government Computer Weekly – Politicians gain control of the internet LA Times – U.S. getting out of the Internet management business — sort of Computerworld – ICANN freed from US gov’t oversight
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