Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy

On March 8, 2022, the American State Department launched a new cybersecurity bureau designed to improve digital diplomacy and online standards worldwide.   The Department of State’s new Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy (CDP) began operations on April 4. According to the announcement, the “CDP bureau will address the national security challenges, economic opportunities, and implications for […]

Law in France forces social media platforms to remove online hate speech

The most recent law passed in France has continued to fuel the controversial debate of ‘free speech or censorship?’ The law has put more pressure on tech platforms to remove hateful comments considered “manifestly illicit” – which might be based on religion, race, gender, disability or sexual orientation and sexual harassment – within 24 hours […]