Hague Keynote: Sovereignty in Cyberspace

This is the text of the keynote speech delivered by Milton Mueller at the 2020 conference of the Hague Program for Cyber Norms of Leiden University. Special thanks to Prof. Dennis Broeders for the invitation. A recording of the talk, which will include many good follow up questions, will become...

The Narrative 11/1/2020

The Narrative is a twice-monthly survey of key developments in Internet governance.  This time we take up Facebook's struggles with content moderation, the geopolitics of 5G, and coordinated efforts by governments to limit encryption. Platforms and Content Moderation  Platforms continue to struggle with the controversies and contradictions of content moderation,...

IGF 2020: Overcoming the US-China Digital Cold War

This workshop (WS#81) addresses the Internet governance implications of the widening split between the United States and China. Involving experts and government representatives from the U.S., China, Europe, India and South Africa, it seeks answers to the following policy questions about the intensifying conflict between the US and China: Does...

What is the future of Internet architecture?

An important discussion of the future of Internet architecture with Dr. Richard Li, of Futurewei Technologies and key proponent of Huawei's "New IP" proposal, and Andrew Sullivan, the President and CEO of the Internet Society. IGP's Dr. Milton Mueller moderates. Click on the image to view the 90 minute recording...

China’s Data Security Initiative: Still Stuck in the Sovereignty Box

The Trump administration has unleashed a number of aggressive actions blocking China from access to those parts of the transnational digital economy anchored in the United States. These actions are based on the premise that exposure to Chinese ICT products and services are national security threats, because China’s Communist government...