Cybersecurity Policy as if 'Ordinary Citizens' Mattered: The Case for Public Participation in Cyber Policy Making
I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society 439-468 (2012)
31 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2013
Date Written: 2012
Given the ubiquity of computer networks and our reliance as a society on their integrity and robustness, the quality of cybersecurity is an issue that affects everyone. Yet, cybersecurity policy making has remained almost entirely within the purview of lobbyists and technical experts. This article argues for both the plausibility and normative imperative of greater public participation in cyber policy making.
Keywords: cyberlaw, cyber, national security, democracy, public participation
JEL Classification: K19, K23, K39
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