[discuss] surveillance governance, was Re: [governance] NTIA statement

Andrew Sullivan ajs at anvilwalrusden.com
Mon Mar 17 13:56:19 UTC 2014

On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 11:37:24PM -0600, Alejandro Pisanty wrote:

> What are the achievable rules, norms, agreements and mechanisms that can
> shape the practice and evolution of governmental surveillance of
> communications?

Given that the agencies doing this stuff are specifically empowered by
their national laws (however little we think of them) to violate other
nations' sovereignty in the pursuit of information, I think a strong
emphasis on "achievable" is desirable.

Best regards,


Andrew Sullivan
ajs at anvilwalrusden.com

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