Leiden Safety and Security Blog: What about the networks? On key agency partnerships and the norm of foreign electronic surveillance

Leiden Safety and Security Blog: What about the networks? On key agency partnerships and the norm of foreign electronic surveillance

New blog post / 4 Feb 2018

Ilina Georgieva writes this week about key agency partnerships and the norm of foreign electronic surveillance on the Leiden Safety and Security Blog.

The practice of foreign electronic surveillance (here referring to a classic signals intelligence practice entailing the interception of communications data carried by fiber optic cables) and its normative status have been troubling both international scholars and practitioners. Amidst numerous interpretation approaches to fit the phenomenon under the hub of international law – a framework that was never intended to regulate much of  states’ intelligence practices –, the surveillance continues running on full speed under no apparent normative umbrella...

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