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Position Paper on the Application of International Law in Cyberspace


The applicability of existing international law, including the UN Charter, in cyberspace has been confirmed by the United Nations Group of Governmental Experts (UN GGE) and by the United Nations Open-ended Working Group (OEWG). The Reports of both groups have been adopted by the UN General Assembly. UN Members have thus unequivocally reaffirmed the applicability of international law in cyberspace. The current discussion focuses primarily on how international law applies.