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Abstracts of the last 4 Issues

Regulating Cyberspace between Grotius, Lotus and Strasbourg

Andreas Kulick
 
 

In this very short piece, I would like to submit a few preliminary thoughts on the regulatory challenges cyberspace poses to (international) law. These, in turn, touch upon some of the most pivotal concepts of general international law: jurisdiction, international legal personality, responsibility of non-state actors, state responsibility and, of course, above all: sovereignty. In the following, I will seek to lay out a framework for these regulatory challenges that may help not only to systematize and order some of the challenges and potential ways to address them but that also, however more en passant than in a targeted manner, may inspire further thinking on how to address questions as to some of the aforesaid pivotal concepts of general international law vis-à-vis the challenges of cyberspace.

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