Tag Archives: Russia

DNC v. Russia: Hacking, Copyright Infringement, and Trade Secret Misappropriations

I teach internet law, and focus substantial time on computer privacy and cyber security law.  The core anti-hacking statute is the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (18 U.S.C. 1030(a)). Although I’m somewhat surprised by the new DNC v. Russia lawsuit, … Continue reading

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In effort to shut down Telegram, Russia blocks Amazon, Google network addresses

Enlarge / "Free" as in "censored." (credit: Carl Court / Getty Images) Early today, Roskomnadzor—Russia's Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media—moved to enforce a new Russian federal law blocking the use of Telegram, the encrypted chat … Continue reading

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U.S. Leads with Additional Sanctions against Russia, Targeting Putin’s Inner Circle

  On April 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated seven Russian oligarchs and 12 companies they own or control, 17 senior Russian government officials, and a state-owned Russian weapons trading company … Continue reading

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Russia accused of “false flag” attack on Olympic opening

Enlarge / Russia couldn't compete under its own flag at PyeongChang, and US officials suggest, they used a "false flag" malware attack to disrupt them. (credit: Getty Images) The cyber-attack that disrupted some networks and servers at the opening of … Continue reading

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Didikin & Ogleznev on Analytic Legal Philosophy in Russia

Anton Didikin (Higher School of Economics) & Vitaly Ogleznev (Tomsk State University (TSU) – Faculty of Philosophy) have posted Analytic Legal Philosophy in Russia: Modern Research on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: The collection of papers presents an overview of the study of … Continue reading

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