Jeremy Rabkin is an adjunct scholar in the Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy and a member of AEI's Council of Academic Advisers. At AEI, he focuses on cybersecurity and Internet governance issues.
Rabkin is also a professor of law at George Mason University School of Law, where he teaches international law and administrative law. He previously taught for more than two decades in the Department of Government at Cornell University. Rabkin’s books include “Law Without Nations?” (Princeton University Press, 2005) and “The Case for Sovereignty” (AEI Press, 2004). He serves on the board of directors of the US Institute of Peace, and on the board of the Center for Individual Rights, a public law firm in Washington, D.C.
Please join AEI’s Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy for a conference to kick-start a national debate on America’s role in protecting and promoting free enterprise, personal security, and individual liberty in cyberspace.
Critics of the Obama administration's decision to not renew its contract with ICANN say that it is giving away the Internet to foreigners. It’s an understandable concern, given the administration’s general approach to foreign policy. It just happens to be an exaggerated concern, given the actual power of ICANN.
A critical reexamination of the Erie Railroad v. Tomkins decision, a decision that appears to be a rock-bottom foundation of American legal practice and learning. That impression, however, may not be the whole story.
In mid-September 2011, as part of AEI’s Program on American Citizenship, we celebrated Constitution Day. In conjunction with that remembrance, we thought it appropriate to honor our longtime colleague and friend Walter Berns with a panel dedicated to discussing his scholarship on the Constitution and the American regime it supports.
There's a lot of concern out there right now about America's world leadership—facing down Iran's nuclear program, bracing NATO's commitment in Afghanistan, maintaining free trade. Here's something else to worry about: Has the Obama administration just given up U.S. responsibility for protecting the Internet?