32 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2013 Last revised: 16 Nov 2015
Date Written: September 4, 2013
The article examines how the law of cyber warfare may evolve in response to the growing centrality of cyber activities to modern life. Drawing on the extant law as set forth in the Tallinn Manual on the International Law of Cyber Warfare, it focuses on the principle of sovereignty, the jus ad bellum, and the jus in bello.
Keywords: cyber, cyber wars, sovereignty, jus ad bellum, use of force, self-defense, jus in bello, humanitarian law
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Schmitt, Michael N., The Law of Cyber Warfare: Quo Vadis? (September 4, 2013). 25 Stanford Law & Policy Review 269-299 (2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2320755
By Eric Jensen