Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare

2016.06.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Fritz Allhoff, Adam Henschke, and Bradley Jay Strawser (eds.), Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare, Oxford University
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2016.06.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Fritz Allhoff, Adam Henschke, and Bradley Jay Strawser (eds.), Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare, Oxford University Press, 2016, 296pp. Reviewed by Saba Bazargan-Forward, University of California, San Diego When we engage in cyberwarfare we use computing communications technology to gain unauthorized access to an adversary's computer networks for the purposes of exfiltration, disruption, or deception, in furtherance of imposing our political will upon that adversary (or to otherwise prevent them from imposing their political will upon us). This volume provides much-needed and timely ethical and legal analysis of cyberwarfare (including whether it counts as a form of warfare at all). It does so in an admirably interdisciplinary way; the contributors include not only philosophers, but military ethicists, legal theorists, political theorists, psychologists, and scientists. All the contributors have. . .

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