How the Italian government’s new offensive power in the cyber sector works

Italy, too, is equipped with a regulatory instrument that allows offensive operations on foreign soil, even without a formally declared state of war. The new normality of international arrangements also requires Italy to speed up the adoption of a comprehensive regulatory framework. The analysis by Andrea Monti, Adjunct Professor of Digital Law at the University of Chieti-Pescara, initially published in Italian by Formiche.net Continue reading “How the Italian government’s new offensive power in the cyber sector works”

State offensive cybersecurity requires an organized regulatory framework

The upcoming Decree Law ‘Aiuti’ seeks to equip Italy with the reactive capacity to cyber attacks. Nevertheless, “Article 37” is only the first step. The analysis by Andrea Monti, professor of Digital Law in the Digital Marketing degree program at the University of Chieti-Pescara. Originally published in Italian on Formiche.net Continue reading “State offensive cybersecurity requires an organized regulatory framework”

Assange and Due Process

Despite having broken the law, Julian Assange ‘did the right thing’ by revealing, or rather, facilitating the revelation, of government abuses and atrocities. This is, in a nutshell, the rationale behind the call for his release vocally asked by activists and (last minute) free speech defenders. by Andrea Monti – Initially published in Italian on Strategikon – an Italian Tech Blog Continue reading “Assange and Due Process”

Does National Security reshape Internet Governance?

The DNS4EU project – a European DNS resolver – discreetly continues to develop. Depending on one’s perspective, it is a tool for the Union’s technological independence or centralised citizens’ control. Either way, it represents a caesura in the global Internet governance chain. The speech by Andrea Monti, Professor of Digital Law in the Master’s degree course in Digital Marketing at the University of Chieti-Pescara Initially published in Italian by Formiche.net Continue reading “Does National Security reshape Internet Governance?”

Pandemic, War and the (il)logic of ‘methink’

Polarisation of positions, opinions formulated by ‘experts’ with no real qualifications or by people who have never dealt with a particular subject but who speak out anyway, the need to generate traffic to support the monetisation of content, a paroxysmal search for visibility at any cost, influencers’ self-referentiality pushed to the extreme, ‘moral’ indignation that prevails over the law and the principles of law… It sounds like the umpteenth indictment against the destabilising effects caused by social networks. However, in reality, it concerns the world of so-called ‘professional information, which has demonstrated macroscopically and definitively that it is affected by the same ills. By Andrea Monti – Abridged version of an article initially published in Italian by Strategikon – an Italian Tech Blog

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