Is it Possible to Ban Autonomous Weapons in Cyberwar?

The Is it Possible to Ban Autonomous Weapons in Cyberwar? has been published on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 9:27 AM and it researches the field of cyberwar. The cyberwar field is in a constant change and it is important to keep track on the changes that are taking place in the 5th domain. Authors and companies like Eric Messinger help this purpose.

Is it Possible to Ban Autonomous Weapons in Cyberwar?

 Political and technological developments have often spurred responses from international humanitarian law (IHL). We already have a good sense of the major questions on the agenda in upcoming years. Two are especially noteworthy: First, how to apply IHL to cyberwarfare? Second, how to regulate autonomous weapons systems (AWS)—including whether to create new laws regarding both domains? These two issues, more than commonly appreciated, have a direct relationship with one another, which lawyers and policymakers should acknowledge. Advocates for a ban on the development and deployment of AWS, especially, will have to address the cyber theater in addition to traditional battlegrounds. Meanwhile, all who are invested in the regulation of cyberwarfare through IHL will have to account for the potential central role of AWS in that battlespace.

Title

 Is it Possible to Ban Autonomous Weapons in Cyberwar?

Author

 Eric Messinger

Source

 http://justsecurity.org/19119/ban-autonomous-weapons-cyberwar/

Published on

 Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 9:27 AM

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Is it Possible to Ban Autonomous Weapons in Cyberwar?