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UN experts join growing calls for moratorium on surveillance technology

by Tonya Riley • 5 months ago

The call follows mounting evidence of surveillance technology being used in human rights abuses.

Possible Chinese hackers pose as UN, human rights group to eavesdrop on beleaguered Uyghur population

by Tim Starks • 8 months ago

It's just the newest digital woe for the Turkic-speaking ethnic group.

UN cybercrime proposal could help autocrats stifle free speech, rights group says

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

Many cybercrime laws aren't really about cybercrime.

Estonia's diplomacy training aims to shape state behavior in cyberspace

by Shannon Vavra • 12 months ago

Back by popular demand, it's the third-ever Estonia cyber diplomacy school.

The U.N. passed a resolution that gives Russia greater influence over internet norms

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

It's worded in a seemingly harmless manner — but it's actually a thinly veiled Kremlin effort to export its model of internet control, rights groups warn.

World powers are pushing to build their own brand of cyber norms

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

Two competing groups tied to the United Nations are trying to outmaneuver each other when it comes to establishing behavior norms in cyberspace.