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Tallinn Manual 2.0 on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations

2nd Edition

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    • Date Published: February 2017
    • availability: In stock
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316630372
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    About the Authors
    • Tallinn Manual 2.0 expands on the highly influential first edition by extending its coverage of the international law governing cyber operations to peacetime legal regimes. The product of a three-year follow-on project by a new group of twenty renowned international law experts, it addresses such topics as sovereignty, state responsibility, human rights, and the law of air, space, and the sea. Tallinn Manual 2.0 identifies 154 'black letter' rules governing cyber operations and provides extensive commentary on each rule. Although Tallinn Manual 2.0 represents the views of the experts in their personal capacity, the project benefitted from the unofficial input of many states and over fifty peer reviewers.

      • Revised and updated, Tallinn Manual 2.0 now covers peacetime legal regimes
      • 'Black letter' rules state the international law applicable to cyber warfare
      • The Commentary discusses the rules and lays out their legal basis and logic
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      'Appropriately named Tallinn Manual 2.0: International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations, the new book offers a fascinating look at how far the cyber threat landscape has evolved in the less than half decade since the first version’s release in 2013, shifting the focus from conventional state-authorized and operated cyber warfare to the small-bore deniable cyber activities that form the majority of day-to-day cyber attacks today.' Kalev Leetaru, Forbes (

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      01st Aug 2019 by Xwcketty

      very good !I like it .It can provide a new view on cyberpace.

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      Product details

      • Edition: 2nd Edition
      • Date Published: February 2017
      • format: Paperback
      • isbn: 9781316630372
      • length: 638 pages
      • dimensions: 228 x 153 x 33 mm
      • weight: 0.9kg
      • availability: In stock
    • Table of Contents

      Part I. General International Law and Cyberspace:
      1. Sovereignty
      2. Due diligence
      3. Jurisdiction
      4. Law of international responsibility
      5. Cyber operations not per se regulated by international law
      6. International human rights law
      7. Diplomatic and consular law
      8. Law of the sea
      9. Air law
      10. Space law
      11. International telecommunication law
      Part II. International Peace and Security and Cyber Activities:
      12. Peaceful settlement
      13. Prohibition of intervention
      14. The use of force
      15. Collective security
      Part III. The Law of Cyber Armed Conflict:
      16. The law of armed conflict generally
      17. Conduct of hostilities
      18. Certain persons, objects and activities
      19. Occupation
      20. Neutrality.

    • General Editor

      Michael N. Schmitt, United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island
      Michael N. Schmitt is Chairman and Charles H. Stockton Professor at the Stockton Center for the Study of International Law, United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island; Professor of Public International Law at the University of Exeter; Senior Fellow of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence; Francis Lieber Distinguished Scholar at the Lieber Institute, United States Military Academy, West Point; Fellow of the Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict; a Member of the Secretary of State's Advisory Committee of International Law; and General Editor of International Law Studies. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, he sits on many advisory and editorial boards in the field of international law.

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