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Transnational Space Law in the 21st Century: What Laws Govern Data in Outer Space?

In this article, the author highlights the lacunae in traditional public international law with respect to data governance in outer space. To solve this issue, the author suggests reliance on the concept of ‘transnational law’ and states that surveillance by nations and data transfer by private entities should be governed through both private and public legal mechanisms.