Our Members

Join the Global Encryption Coalition (GEC) to: 

  • Access informed policy debates on encryption around the world
  • Gather support from a wide range of tech organizations and cybersecurity experts for your advocacy
  • Amplify your advocacy messages through the global GEC member community
  • Show your support for an encrypted, safer Internet for all

Steering Committee

Center for Democracy & Technology
Internet Freedom Foundation
Global Partners Digital
Mozilla
Internet Society

Organizational Members

Civil Society Organizations

Aapti Institute
Access Now
Action & Humanism
Activate Rights
ACT | The App Association
Addis Ababa Science and Technology University
Africa Media and Information Technology Initiative (AfriMITI)
African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms Coalition
Alianza por el Cifrado en América Latina y el Caribe (AC-LAC)
American Civil Liberties Union
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University
ARTICLE 19
Asorcom
Associação Portuguesa para a Promoção da Segurança da Informação (AP2SI)
Association for Progressive Communications (APC)
Autorité de Régulation de la Poste et des Télécommunications (ARPTC)
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC)
Big Brother Watch
Bits of Freedom
Broadband India Forum
Canadian Civil Liberties Association
CCAOI
CETYS
Centre for Multilateral Affairs (CfMA)
Centre for Women’s Studies, DAV College, Amritsar, India
Centro de Autonomía Digital
Centro de Mujeres en Tecnología
Centro Latinoamericano de Investigaciones Sobre Internet
Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Affairs
Coalizão Direitos na Rede
Coding Rights
Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern
Community Focus Foundation Ghana
Africa (CIPESA)
Comisión para la Colaboración del Desarrollo de Internet en las IES (CODIIES)
Commission for The Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS)
Committee to Protect Journalists
Consumer Reports
Conexión Educativa (Educational Connection)
Cooperativa Tierra Común
CRITAC
CrySP, University of Waterloo
Cybersecurity Advisors Network (CyAN)
Cybersecurity Education Initiative
Cyberstorm.mu
DataPrivacy.br
Defend Democracy
Derechos Digitales
deSEC
Digispace Africa
Digital Empowerment Foundation
Digitale Gesellschaft e.V.
Digital Medusa
Digital Rights Watch
Digital Women Uganda
DNS Africa Media and Communications
East-West Management Institute
Edinburgh Napier University
E-Governance and Internet Governance Foundation for Africa (EGIGFA)
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
Electronic Frontier Australia (EFA)
Electronic Frontier Finland (EFF)
Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
Encrypt Uganda
eQualitie
Encryption Europe
Epicenter.Works
exa.foundation
Fight for the Future
FGI Benin
Fundación CELTA
Fundación Huaira
Fundación Karisma
Fundación Cibervoluntarios
Fundación Internet Bolivia
Future of Finance Initiative, Dvara Research
Free Expression Myanmar
Free Press Unlimited
Free Tech Institute
Freedom House
Freedom of the Press Foundation
GÉANT Association
Girlhype – African Girls Code
Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)
Global Voices
Hawassa University, Ethiopia
Hiperderecho
House of Africa
Human Rights Journalists Network, Nigeria
Ikagai Nation
iLab Liberia
ILGA Asia
Innovation Solution Lab
Institute for Policy Innovation
Instituto Beta. Internet & Democracia – IBIDEM
Instituto del Niño y Adolescente del Uruguay
Instituto de Desarrollo Digital de América Latina y el Caribe
Instituto Liberdade Digital
Instituto Nacional para el Desarrollo de la Ciberseguridad
Instituto Nupef
International Council of Indian Muslims
International Centre for Leadership Development Nigeria
International Press Institute (IPI)
Internet Australia
Internet Governance Project, Georgia Institute of Technology
Internet Freedom Foundation
Internet Society Argentina Chapter
Internet Society Armenia Chapter
Internet Society Barbados Chapter
Internet Society Bangladesh Chapter
Internet Society Belgium Chapter
Internet Society Benin Chapter
Internet Society Bolivia Chapter
Internet Society Bosnia and Herzegovina Chapter
Internet Society Botswana Chapter
Internet Society Brazil Chapter
Internet Society Burkina Faso Chapter
Internet Society Burundi Chapter
Internet Society Cameroon Chapter
Internet Society Canada Chapter
Internet Society Chapter Canada Manitoba
Internet Society Catalan Chapter
Internet Society Chad Chapter
Internet Society Chile Chapter
Internet Society Colombia Chapter
Internet Society Comores Chapter
Internet Society Congo Chapter
Internet Society Costa Rica Chapter
Internet Society Côte d’Ivoire Chapter
Internet Society Delhi Chapter
Internet Society Dominican Republic Chapter
Internet Society DRC Chapter
Internet Society Ecuador Chapter
Internet Society El Salvador Chapter
Internet Society Ethiopia Chapter
Internet Society Finland Chapter
Internet Society Gambia Chapter
Internet Society Germany Chapter
Internet Society Ghana Chapter
Internet Society Guatemala Chapter
Internet Society Guinea Chapter
Internet Society Haiti Chapter
Internet Society Hyderabad Chapter
Internet Society Honduras Chapter
Internet Society India, Bengaluru Chapter
Internet Society India , Chennai Chapter
Internet Society India, Kolkata Chapter
Internet Society Jamaica Chapter
Internet Society Kenya Chapter
Internet Society Kyrgyzstan Chapter
Internet Society Lebanon Chapter
Internet Society Lesotho Chapter
Internet Society Liberia Chapter
Internet Society Madagascar Chapter
Internet Society Mali Chapter
Internet Society Mexico Chapter
Internet Society Montenegro Chapter
Internet Society Namibia Chapter
Internet Society Netherlands Chapter
Internet Society Nicaragua Chapter
Internet Society Niger Chapter
Internet Society Nigeria Chapter
Internet Society Palestine Chapter
Internet Society Panama Chapter
Internet Society Paraguay Chapter
Internet Society Peru Chapter
Internet Society Portugal Chapter
Internet Society Puerto Rico Chapter
Internet Society Quebec Chapter
Internet Society Rwanda Chapter
Internet Society San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
Internet Society Senegal Chapter
Internet Society Serbia Belgrade Chapter
Internet Society Sierra Leone Chapter
Internet Society Somalia Chapter
Internet Society South Africa Chapter
Internet Society Spain Chapter
Internet Society Spain, Canary Island Chapter
Internet Society Sri Lanka Chapter
Internet Society St. Vincent and the Grenadines Chapter
Internet Society Sudan Chapter
Internet Society Switzerland Chapter
Internet Society Tanzania Chapter
Internet Society Togo Chapter
Internet Society Tunisia Chapter
Internet Society Venezuela Chapter
Internet Society UK England Chapter
Internet Society Uganda Chapter
Internet Society Uruguay Chapter
Internet Society Yemen Chapter
Internet Society Zambia Chapter
Internet Society Zimbabwe Chapter
InternetNZ
Intervozes – Coletivo Brasil de Comunicação Social
IPANDETEC Central America
IP.rec – Instituto de Pesquisa em Direito e Tecnologia do Recife
IRIS – Instituto de Referência em Internet e Sociedade
Italian Linux Society
ITS RIO – The Institute for Technology & Society of Rio
IT for Change
i2Coalition
JCA-NET (Japan)
Justice Call
Kijiji Yeetu
Kivuhub
Koneta Hub
Laboratory of Public Policy and Internet – LAPIN
LGBT Technology Partnership & Institute
Leadership Lab, Toronto Metropolitan University
Libyan Internet Society
Libyan Organization for Information Technology and
Linux Accra Users Group
Lizu Community Network
Telecommunications
Maendeleo Foundation
Matrix
Media Institute of Southern Africa-Zimbabwe
Media Rights Agenda (MRA)
National Commission for Judicial Discipline-Colombia
New America’s Open Technology Institute
New Eden Welfare Promotion Foundation
n-ost
Numex
NUST Media and Communication Society
Odafrica
Odibu Foundation
Open Dreams
Open Governance Network for Europe
Open Media
Open Rights Group
Oxen Privacy Tech Foundation (OPTF)
Paradigm Initiative
PEN America
Phoran
pretty Easy privacy Foundation
Privacy International
Privacy & Access Council of Canada (PACC)
Privacy Guides
Prostasia Foundation
Ranking Digital Rights
R3D – Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales
Red de Desarrollo Sostenible – Honduras
Salmonberry Tribal Associates
Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC)
Small Media
SFLC.in
Simply Secure
Software Freedom Law Center
Solusi University, Zimbabwe
South End Technology Center
Stichting Mission Lankac
Stichting NLnet Labs
Stiftung Neue Verantwortung
Sulá Batsú Cooperative
SURCOD
Sustainable Rural Community Development Organisation
Tattle Civic Technologies
Tech for Good Asia
TechFreedom
Tech Hive Advisory
Tecnológico Nacional de México campus Mérida
TEDIC
The Centre for Internet and Society
The Eastern Caucus(TECa)
The Dialogue
The Demography Project
The IO Foundation
The Tor Project
Trident Youth Engagement Uganda
Trusted Future
UBUNTEAM
United Youth Of God Association
University of Bosaso, Somalia
Universidade Lusófona, Portugal
Virtual University of Senegal (UVS)
Webfala Digital Skills for All Initiative
WebQ
West Africa ICT Action Network
WITNESS
World Academy of Medical Sciences (WAMS)
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Yemeni IT Communications Union
Youth Forum for Social Justice
Youth IGF Uruguay
Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano Nigeria
64 plus Sport Veterans NGO

Businesses and Trade Associations

Abin Consulting
ACLIS
Afilias
AHNIST
AMULL (Malian Association of Free Software Users)
Atlas VPN
Azurian
Ballast
Betapersei SC
Blacknight
Brave Software
Business Works Ltd.
Clarieity Cybersecurity
Cloudflare
Crypto ID (Portal de Conteúdo de Identificação Digital)
CR1PT0
Cubemak Labs (Pvt.) Ltd.
CYB3R Security Operations
DBZeus Global
dmarcian
eco – Association of the Internet Industry
EcoBand Networks
Electric Coin Co.
Element
EnDetect
Esop
Eyeonix Telecommunications Systems and Applications SA
Eyerys
Fabiano Law Firm
FlokiNET
GATE 15
Glabtech
GONLINE AFRICA
Gravity Forms
GuardedBox
Happiest Minds
Horizon Tech Services
IGB@NET
IncogNET LLC
Indic Project
InspireIT
Internet Exchange Services Yucatán A.C.
Internet Technologies Center
ISP Solutions SA
IT Consulting, Armenia
ITnIS Consulting
Kay and Sina Solutions
LAYLO
Live Smart City Global Tech Ltd.
Mailfence
MediaDefined, Inc.
MEGA The Privacy Company
Mnemonic
Mozilla
Myntex
Mysterium Network
Mullvad VPN AB
Nameshop
NASPERU
Nitrokey
Nord Security/Nord VPN
NUTS Technologies
OhmTel Ltd.
OpenVPN Inc.
OXCON Frontier Markets and Fragile States Consulting
Palz Technologies
Phoenix R&D
Pollinations.AI
Praxonomy
Private Internet Access
ProtonMail
ProtonVPN
PureVPN
Quilibrium, Inc.
Redfowl Infotech
Reineke Technik GmbH
Relaycorp
RHS Global Enterprises
SaiPutra Transmatics
SAFEnet
SecureCrypt
Secure Point Technologies
Secure Systems Engineering (SSE)
SecurityMadeIn.lu
Seltech Ghana Ltd.
SenX
Shernet Integrated Services
Surfshark
Swathanthra Malayalam Computing (SMC)
The @ Company
The Interpeer Project
TransferChain
Tresorit
TrustElevate
TunnelBear
Tutanota
TwelveDot Incorporated
Vaultree
Whereby
WinSYS Networks Pvt. Ltd.
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XMTP_labs

Individual Members

Technical and Cybersecurity Experts

Alec Muffett
Alexandra Argüelles, Mozilla
Ben Adida, Executive Director, VotingWorks
Erica Portnoy, Senior Staff Technologist, EFF
Eric Rescorla, CTO, Firefox, Mozilla
Gurshabad Gover, Research Manager, The Centre for Internet and Society
Hans Bathija, Shadowfactory
Jeff Landale, Operations Director, Calyx Institute
Jon Callas, Director of Technology Projects, EFF
Kudakwashe Hove, Policy Officer, Privacy International
Mallory Knodel, Chief Technology Officer, Center for Democracy & Technology
Masayuki Hatta, Associate Professor, Surgadai University
Michael Nelson, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Nicholas Merrill, Executive Director, The Calyx Institute
Nuno Teodoro, Huawei Portugal
Richard Hill, Association for Proper Internet Governance
Sofía Celi, Cryptography Researcher, Cloudflare
Stephanie Henkel, Social Media Team, #privacyisnotacrime
Roger Dingledine, President / Research Director, The Tor Project
Wafa Ben-Hassine, Principal, Omidyar Network
Wendy Seltzer, Strategy Lead and Counsel, World Wide Web Consortium – W3C

Academics

Ahmed Ghappour, Associate Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law
Chelsea Komlo, University of Waterloo
Debayan Gupta, Ashoka University
Eunice A. Pérez Coello, TecNM campus Mérida
Flavio Suárez-Muñoz, Instituto Nacional para el Desarrollo de la Ciberseguridad
Hugo Barbosa, Assistant Professor, Lusófona University
Kapil Goyal, DAV College Amritsar
Manish Kumar, Assistant Professor, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology
Moustapha Sokhna, Assistant Général Technique, Université Virtuelle du Sénégal
Ngnoulaye Janvier, Lecturer, University of Yaoundé
Riana Pfefferkorn, Associate Director of Surveillance and Cybersecurity, Stanford Center for Internet and Society
Sanoussi Bendjedid Rachad, University of Abomey-Calavi
Theorose Elikplim Dzineku, Ghana Institute of Journalism