How Cyber Changes the Laws of War

Goldsmith, Jack
February 2013
European Journal of International Law;Feb2013, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p129
Academic Journal
Michael Walzer’s Just and Unjust Wars anticipated many problems and developments in the laws of war, but it understandably did not anticipate how the Internet and associated computer and telecommunications revolutions would change war or the laws that govern it. This article seeks to assess, in general terms, the ways that the rise of cyber exploitation and cyber attacks challenge prevailing conceptions of the laws of war.


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