The Truth Behind Disinformation: Russia’s Use of False Information to Create a Narrative for the War with Ukraine

In our current society, we are constantly inundated with information. The average American reportedly consumes 34 gigabytes of information every day.[1] That is the equivalent of playing over 15,000 hours of Fortnight or scrolling for 94 hours on TikTok.[2] Information can be falsified in order to change a person’s perception of reality and is used … Read more

Examining the Slave Trade and Origins of International Human Rights Law

Before the international human rights law regime was established, international law guided and colluded in many human rights atrocities which disregarded the rights of certain human beings and created an international system used to exploit these individuals.[1]             The use of human beings as slaves was made an international economy; this immoral system was developed … Read more

Gone for Good? International Operation to Dismantle Gensis Market Demonstrates How Success in Policing Transnational Cybercrime is Limited by Jurisdiction

           The Justice Department recently announced an international coordinated operation to dismantle Genesis Market, “a criminal online marketplace that advertised and sold packages of account access credentials–like usernames and passwords for email, bank accounts, and social media–that had been stolen from malware infected computers around the world.”[1] This concerted international effort … Read more

The Forecast for Health Privacy: Cloud Computing in Japan

In reaction to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) pandemic and continued development of big health data and computational capabilities, increasingly digitized global healthcare systems face a growing tension between efficiency and privacy vulnerabilities. Internet-enabled and cloud-based technology promise to make healthcare more accurate and cost effective but require access to protected health information (“PHI”), which … Read more

Toward a Safer World: The Case for a “No First Use” Policy

Current U.S. nuclear policy, known as “calculated ambiguity,” neither confirms nor denies the possibility of American forces initiating a nuclear first strike.[1] However, recent geopolitical developments, including the evolving nature of warfare and growing concerns about nuclear nonproliferation and conflict, call for a reassessment of this policy.[2] This article examines the reasoning behind the calculated … Read more

Migrant Sex Work: An Intersection of Marginalization

Migrant labor is a result of shifting cultural and economic patterns which push workers to migrate to find work across borders.[1] This unique type of migration and the uncertainty inherent to it opens workers to exploitation and precarious situations in unknown places.[2] Despite the risks of poor working conditions, limited social security, and undocumented residence, … Read more