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Axel Arnbak on When Governments Pwn the Web: A Constitutional Right to IT-Security?

Governments around the world are hacking into IT-systems, with deep implications for privacy, IT-security, the legal process and geopolitics. Should governments actually have the ability and the right to hack, and to weaken global communications networks? And do conventional concepts such as privacy and communications secrecy sufficiently capture the status quo, or do we need a new constitutional right for IT-security as proposed by the German court?

In this talk Axel Arnbak -- Berkman fellow and researcher at the Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam -- explores three real-life cases to unpack the implications of government hacking.


19 Mar 2014

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