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
Global Partners Digital
Internet Society

Organizational Members

Civil Society Organizations

Aapti Institute
Access Now
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
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
Canadian Civil Liberties Association
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 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
Cooperativa Tierra Común
CrySP, University of Waterloo
Cybersecurity Advisors Network (CyAN)
Derechos Digitales
Digispace Africa
Digital Empowerment Foundation
Digitale Gesellschaft e.V.
Digital Rights Watch
DNS Africa Media and Communications
Edinburgh Napier University
E-Governance and Internet Governance Foundation for Africa (EGIGFA)
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
Encrypt Uganda
Encryption Europe
Fight for the Future
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 of the Press Foundation
GÉANT Association
Girlhype – African Girls Code
Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)
Global Voices
Hawassa University, Ethiopia
House of Africa
Human Rights Journalists Network, Nigeria
Ikagai Nation
Innovation Solution Lab
Institute for Policy Innovation
Instituto Beta. Internet & Democracia – IBIDEM
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 Press Institute (IPI)
Internet Governance Project, Georgia Institute of Technology
Internet Freedom Foundation
Internet Society Argentina Chapter
Internet Society Armenia Chapter
Internet Society Belgium Chapter
Internet Society Benin Chapter
Internet Society Bolivia 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 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 Jamaica Chapter
Internet Society Kenya Chapter
Internet Society Lesotho Chapter
Internet Society Liberia Chapter
Internet Society Madagascar Chapter
Internet Society Mali Chapter
Internet Society Mexico 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 Sierra Leone Chapter
Internet Society Somalia 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
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
ITS RIO – The Institute for Technology & Society of Rio
IT for Change
JCA-NET (Japan)
Justice Call
Kijiji Yeetu
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 Telecommunications
Media Rights Agenda (MRA)
New America’s Open Technology Institute
New Eden Welfare Promotion Foundation
NUST Media and Communication Society
Open Dreams
Open Governance Network for Europe
Open Media
Open Rights Group
Oxen Privacy Tech Foundation (OPTF)
Paradigm Initiative
PEN America
pretty Easy privacy Foundation
Privacy International
Privacy & Access Council of Canada (PACC)
Prostasia Foundation
Ranking Digital Rights
R3D – Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales
Salmonberry Tribal Associates
Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC)
Small Media
Simply Secure
Software Freedom Law Center
Stichting Mission Lankac
Stichting NLnet Labs
Stiftung Neue Verantwortung
Sustainable Rural Community Development Organisation
Tattle Civic Technologies
Tech for Good Asia
Tecnológico Nacional de México campus Mérida
The Centre for Internet and Society
The Eastern Caucus(TECa)
The Dialogue
The IO Foundation
The Tor Project
Trusted Future
United Youth Of God Association
University of Bosaso, Somalia
Virtual University of Senegal (UVS)
West Africa ICT Action Network
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
Atlas VPN
Betapersei SC
Brave Software
Business Works Ltd.
Crypto ID (Portal de Conteúdo de Identificação Digital)
Cubemak Labs (Pvt.) Ltd.
CYB3R Security Operations
DBZeus Global
eco – Association of the Internet Industry
EcoBand Networks
Electric Coin Co.
Eyeonix Telecommunications Systems and Applications SA
Gravity Forms
Happiest Minds
Horizon Tech Services
Indic Project
Internet Exchange Services Yucatán A.C.
Internet Technologies Center
ISP Solutions SA
IT Consulting, Armenia
ITnIS Consulting
Kay and Sina Solutions
Live Smart City Global Tech Ltd.
MediaDefined, Inc.
MEGA The Privacy Company
Mysterium Network
NUTS Technologies
OhmTel Ltd.
OXCON Frontier Markets and Fragile States Consulting
Palz Technologies
Private Internet Access
Redfowl Infotech
Reineke Technik GmbH
RHS Global Enterprises
SaiPutra Transmatics
Secure Point Technologies
Swathanthra Malayalam Computing (SMC)
The @ Company
The Interpeer Project
TwelveDot Incorporated
WinSYS Networks Pvt. Ltd.

Individual Members

Technical and Cybersecurity Experts

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


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
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
Sanoussi Bendjedid Rachad, University of Abomey-Calavi
Theorose Elikplim Dzineku, Ghana Institute of Journalism