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An Internet with BRICS Characteristics: Data Sovereignty and the Balkanisation of the Internet

  title={An Internet with BRICS Characteristics: Data Sovereignty and the Balkanisation of the Internet},
  author={Dana Polatin-Reuben and Joss Wright},
Data sovereignty, a catch-all term to describe different state behaviours towards data generated in or passing through national internet infrastructure, has become a topic of significant international debate in the wake of the Snowden revelations. A spectrum of approaches has emerged, with the United States and its allies viewing data ‘localisation’ as a threat to a free and open global internet and countries such as Russia, China and Brazil advocating for data sovereignty as a way of securing… 
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