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Identity in Cyberspace: towards a Global Compact

Mikhail Yakushev

Identification of internet users, owners of internet content and technical infrastructure, as well as persons providing various services via the internet, has undoubtedly become one of the hottest topics of discussions between representatives of government agencies and the expert community. As far as stability and security of the internet infrastructure requires coordinated action by the entire international community, the main question of the article is, whether it is possible and how to create a universal, comprehensive and globally recognized system of indentifying internet users, providers of various services, and owners of information posted on the internet?

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Security Index. Volume 18, Issue 4, 2012