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Global Encryption Day Statement

Strong encryption is a critical technology that helps keep people, their information, and communications private and secure. It underpins online trust, protects members of vulnerable communities, and safeguards the data of governments, businesses, and citizens from criminals and other malicious actors. However, some governments and organizations are pushing to weaken encryption, which would create a […]

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Major Tech Players and Civil Society Groups Call on Governments around the World to Protect Encryption on Global Encryption Day

Global Encryption Coalition, including anonymity network Tor and Open Rights Group, call on governments around the world to protect encryption Tor Executive Director says “encryption should be a right” as it allows people to “resist and fight for change” Intervention comes on Global Encryption Day as legislative attempts to undermine encryption progress around the world […]

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Encryption, Policy and Fundamental Rights Seminar

The “Encryption, Policy and Fundamental Rights Seminar” is an event organized by the Law and Technology Research Institute of Recife (IP.rec), founder member of the Alliance for Encryption in Latin America and the Caribbean (AC-LAC) and member of the Global Encryption Coalition. The third edition of the event, this year’s session is being held on […]

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 Sistemas de comunicaciones seguras y sus desafíos para la conectividad encriptada

MASTER CLASS: Dr. Hugo Scolnik Doctor en Matemática, Universidad de Zürich Licenciado en Matemática, UBA, Argentina Premio Konex 2003

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Global Encryption Coalition Steering Committee Statement on the OHCHR Report on the Right to Privacy in the Digital Age

[This is a statement of the members of the Steering Committee of the Global Encryption Coalition, which consists of the Center for Democracy & Technology, Global Partners Digital, and the Internet Society.] The new OHCHR Report on Privacy in the Digital Age (Report) is perhaps the strongest endorsement of encryption ever issued by the world […]

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Global Encryption Day 2022, Humanising Encryption

We aim to highlight and position experts as encryption thought-leaders in Europe and elevate the discussion surrounding encryption.

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Joint statement on the dangers of the EU’s proposed regulation for fighting child sexual abuse online.

The undersigned organizations, companies, and cybersecurity experts issued the following statement in response to the Regulation on Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) that the European Commission proposed on 11 May 2022: Child sexual abuse is a serious crime that must be addressed by Member states and by other countries around the world. We are concerned, though, […]

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45 organizations and cybersecurity experts sign open letter expressing concerns with UK’s Online Safety Bill

On 14 April 2022, forty-five technologists, security experts, and NGOs, including members of the Global Encryption Coalition, published an open letter highlighting their concerns with the threat that the United Kingdom’s Online Safety Bill poses to end-to-end encryption. 14 April, 2022 Dear Parliamentarian, As technologists, security experts and NGOs, committed to the protection of digital […]

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Safer Internet Day Statement of the Steering Committee of the Global Encryption Coalition

The Center for Democracy & Technology, Global Partners Digital, and the Internet Society, constituting the Steering Committee of the Global Encryption Coalition, issued the following statement regarding Safer Internet Day:  People around the world are observing Safer Internet Day today, February 8. Security is key to a safer internet where users can communicate freely and […]

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Over 150 Businesses and Organizations Sign Global Encryption Day Statement

On the first ever Global Encryption Day, over 150 businesses and organizations signed a statement calling on governments and the private sector to reject efforts to undermine encryption and instead pursue policies that enhance, strengthen, and promote use of strong encryption to protect people everywhere.