The State Department met with representatives from the European Union to discuss preparedness for cyberattacks and the U.S. National Cyber Incident Response Plan. […]

Government-ordered Internet shutdowns have a negative impact on the economy and human rights, according to Brett Solomon of Access Now. “We think that Internet shutdowns are an indicator of an atrocity taking place,” Solomon said. Internet shutdowns cost the economy $2.4 billion worldwide, according to the Brookings Institution.