International Relations have been traditionally predicated upon the dominance of the State and the effectiveness of geographical boundaries. The Internet has shattered these assumptions. This paper conceptualizes the hitherto separate domains of Cyberspace and International Relations into an integrated socio-technical system.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton argued that countries and businesses should fight increasing efforts to restrict access to the Internet by repressive governments.
In an additional speech February 15, 2011, Clinton addressed China, Iran, and Egypt in particular.