Power Shift: The New Borders and Boundaries of Our Digital World

While the public once considered the digital world merely a space for communication and information access, perhaps we should think of it as a landscape of its own: As we know at this point, the cyber world is defined by unique security threats, physical restraints, and power dynamics. Likewise, on the Internet, monitoring and mediating insecurities, threats, and attacks have proved a worthy challenge for governments around the world. The Internet has also empowered new actors and groups, giving rise to new sociopolitical relationships and movements. Has the digitization of so many interactions aggrandized public power? What new security threats do this sometimes unregulated cyber setting pose?

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