«Cyberlaw by CIJIC»
Do we have one real perception of the true degree of technological intrusiveness into the lives of citizens?
At this «Cyberlaw by CIJIC», 2nd edition, we intend to bring to one legal and technological debate some of the most worrying questions related with the weakness of the traditional concepts of public law. Take, for example, old problems where, alleged, threats to state security compress ordinary individual freedoms. Cyberspace currently dominates daily life. Where can we find the protection of the legal-subjective positions of individuals in it?
Traditional juridical and legal programs will lose all effectiveness, sliding into nominal, if the rule of law gives up to respond to the daily problems of netizens.
We all face new legal dimensions. In face of the ineluctable conclusion that the Internet is a global resource, which we dare say, incompatible, par excellence, with the old concept of territorial sovereignty of State, which scientific criteria need to be included in the construction of a dogmatic approach to the regulation of cyberspace? Furthermore, can it be regulated? Which – if any – new international, worldwide, legal solutions we must strive for?
Starting with one interview with Prof. Pedro Veiga, the new portuguese National Cyber Center Coordinator, we will have scientific articles from, among other: