Jean-Loup Richet

Job title:
IS service manager, France Telecom - Orange

Areas of expertise:
economics of cybersecurity, cybercrime, internet censorship

Biography:
Jean-Loup Richet is a research associate at the Canada Research Chair in Identity, Security and Technology at the University of Montréal. He graduated from the French National Institute of Telecommunications, Telecom Business School, and holds a research master’s from IAE/HEC Paris. A member of the post-graduate committee of the British Society of Criminology, his research interests include cybercrime, internet censorship and information systems security. Richet has been a speaker at several national and international conferences, and has published articles in academic and trade journals.

Tag Cloud

Bloggers

Blog

Follow and talk to Infosecurity's bloggers.

Follow Infosecurity's bloggers as they share their thoughts on the industry, technology, and much more. Our bloggers have been selected for their industry expertise. They welcome interaction, so we encourage you to add your opinions to theirs.

All Bloggers » Jean Loup Richet
0
comments
Child Porn Under the Carpet
UK culture secretary Maria Miller has held a summit with the world’s biggest ISPs to discuss the proliferation of child pornography and graphic images of child abuse online. "Child abuse images are horrific and widespread public concern has made it clear that the industry must take action ...
Posted 29 August 2013 by Jean-Loup Richet
0
comments
  “Won't somebody please think of the children?” seems to be Russia's refrain when it comes to their recent inception of internet censorship laws. It appears that Russian authorities are chiefly concerned about the promotion of self-harm and suicide via images ...
Posted 22 May 2013 by Jean-Loup Richet
0
comments
Will CISPA pass this time?
Recently the controversial Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) was passed by the US House of Representatives for the second time. The bill would mean that technology and web companies would be able to share any and all of their customers’ private information with government ag ...
Posted 22 April 2013 by Jean-Loup Richet
0
comments
Web Scrubbing in China
Within days of China being pinpointed as the home of a massive hacking base, the BBC has alleged that China has been regularly blocking their radio and TV broadcasts and their Chinese-language website. A BBC news crew was detained by military personnel and had their video footage confiscated as ...
Posted 15 April 2013 by Jean-Loup Richet
0
comments
Net Neutrality: Is it Necessary?
At the moment, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is fighting an on-going legal battle with the telecommunications company Verizon over their net neutrality rules, which were initially proposed in 2009, as an addition to the FCC’s 2005 Internet Policy Statement, which outlined the ...
Posted 15 March 2013 by Jean-Loup Richet
0
comments
Censorship’s Losing Battle in China
Recently, Brad Pitt was the latest celebrity to join up to China’s foremost micro-blogging platform, Sina Weibo, joining the likes of Selena Gomez, Paris Hilton, Emma Watson, and, strangely, London mayor Boris Johnson. Sina Weibo is in Mandarin, of course, but companies such as FansTang in the ...
Posted 27 February 2013 by Jean-Loup Richet
0
comments
  In an interesting addition to the everlasting debate about internet censorship – specifically on the idea of an 'Internet Tax' – one of the creators of the internet has spoken out about his views on how strange the notion is, and how the interference of governments in managing hi ...
Posted 11 February 2013 by Jean-Loup Richet
0
comments
Recently, China has tightened its control over VPNs (virtual private networks), the systems that allowed many of its people to access banned sites. Basically, a VPN is a private network that sends and receives data through public systems. It remains private through a combination of dedicated co ...
Posted 21 January 2013 by Jean-Loup Richet
0
comments
  On December 11 of this year, Reporters Without Borders and Human Rights Watch jointly released a press release calling for the EU to enact new controls on internet censorship and surveillance technologies that are regularly being built in Europe and shipped to authoritarian states all over t ...
Posted 21 December 2012 by Jean-Loup Richet
0
comments
Could Censorship be Necessary?
On the first of November this year, a law was passed in Russia banning certain internet sites devoted to drug-use, pornography, and suicide. Experts have warned that this law could be used as a pretext by the government in order to ban whichever websites they find threatening, and already two import ...
Posted 03 December 2012 by Jean-Loup Richet
0
comments
The Nature of Political Censorship
  When it comes to internet censorship, of course the first apparent problem is the infringement of basic human rights, including freedom of speech and the sharing of information. However, when it comes to practical attempts to censor a mercurial beast such as the internet, it's worth bre ...
Posted 19 October 2012 by Jean-Loup Richet
Showing 1 - 11 of 11 blogs
View the RSS feed for this blog »
We use cookies to operate this website and to improve its usability. Full details of what cookies are, why we use them and how you can manage them can be found by reading our Privacy & Cookies page. Please note that by using this site you are consenting to the use of cookies. ×