Publié le 01/12/2014


The Snowden affair could bring about major changes in the structure of the Internet and its governance. Technologies should now a priori integrate standards which give citizens the capacity to keep a check on what data is available.

States will be likely to have to voluntarily limit their surveillance strategies conducted via the Internet. Only under these conditions will confidence be maintained, which is an essential element for the functioning of the net.


Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 4, Winter 2014 [1]