Law in the Virtual Battlespace: The Tallinn Manual and the Jus in Bello
Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Volume 15, 2013 (Forthcoming)
15 Pages Posted: 23 Jul 2013
Date Written: July 23, 2013
This paper aims to offer some critical thought on the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare as regards its approach to the law of armed conflict. The paper makes some observations on the methodology of drafting the Manual and highlights a few issues of substantive law that illustrate the difficulties in applying the law of armed conflict to cyber operations.
Keywords: cyber warfare, law of armed conflict, Tallinn Manual, principle of distinction, attack, military occupation, neutrality
JEL Classification: K00, K39
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