Author profile: P.J. Blount

P.J. Blount is a Post-doctoral researcher at the University of Luxembourg in the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance. His research focuses on space and communications law. Previously he served as a Research Counsel and Instructor at the University of Mississippi School of Law; was a Visiting Scholar at the Beijing Institute of Technology, School of Law; and an Adjunct Professor at Montclair State University, Department of Political Science and Law.

Unbordered Rights: The Geography of Cyberspace

Unbordered Rights: The Geography of Cyberspace

World-scale political geography is shifting as new actors become mediums for power within the system, revealing complexity by adding Cyberspace onto the political geography of international space. 

Cyberspace and the Struggle to Maintain and Manage It

Cyberspace and the Struggle to Maintain and Manage It

If the Internet is to be an effective tool of liberty, freedom and justice then Cyberspace must be understood not just within domestic governance frameworks, but also within the international governance system.

Reprogramming the World: Political Places

Reprogramming the World: Political Places

The geography of Cyberspace has been described as layered: a spatial geography layered with a legal geography that is layered with a political geography.

The Nomos of Cyberspace

The Nomos of Cyberspace

If Cyberspace is indeed opening up global geography, then it should be observable in international space through the reallocation of territory, authority, and rights in the international assemblage.

Cyberspace and the Problem of New Spaces

Cyberspace and the Problem of New Spaces

We live in a world of fake news, data breaches, election hacking and cyberwarfare – a world in which 280 characters can change everything. Our analog past has been replaced with digital realities.

Network Geography: Cyber Landscapes

Network Geography: Cyber Landscapes

One application of ‘internet of things’ is enabling home automation via the Internet, effectively networking an individual’s physical personal space. Transaction points literally proliferate through the space of the home.

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