Client net-states?

2022 was a wonderful year for collaboration, and it was a great pleasure to work with some very clever people and develop a few new and interesting ideas.

This article with Callum Harvey is the first to be published. It combines perspectives from International Relations, Cybercultue and Actor-Network theory to expand on Wichowski’s concept of the ‘net state’.

The focus is on WeChat, and we think through some of the implications of a state’s influence and cyber sovereignty beyond its terrestrial boundaries. Currently in open access:

Harvey, C. J., Moore, C. L. (2022). The client net state: Trajectories of state control over cyberspace. Policy & Internet, 1– 19.