January 30, 2018United States
Rather than a comprehensive legal protection for personal data, the United States has only a patchwork of sector-specific laws that fail to adequately protect data. Congress should create a single legislative data-protection mandate to protect individuals’ privacy.
January 29, 2018United States
Nuala O’Connor from the Center for Democracy and Technology argues that Congress should create a single legislative data-protection mandate to protect individuals’ privacy and reconcile the differenc…
November 3, 2017Women and Women's Rights
Seventeen years after the passage of the first United Nations Security Council resolution to acknowledge that women’s participation in conflict prevention and resolution and their protection from vio…
August 21, 2017Digital Policy
New laws in democratic countries that force social media platforms to remove disinformation will encourage autocratic countries to do the same, with devastating effects on human rights.
January 11, 2017Human Rights
David O’Connor is an intern for the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations. The problem of policing has always been that it’s after-the-fact. If law enforcement o…
September 11, 2017Global Governance
Greater resilience to nationalist rollback is most likely in arenas of global governance where national governments are less dominant. Some of the disruptors to global governance that led to innovation also promise resilience to national policy change.
December 9, 2016Russia
Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Gabriella Meltzer, David O’Connor, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. South Korea’s National Assembly votes to impeach Park Geun-hye. On Friday…