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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Edward Snowden and the Global Encryption Coalition say “Meddling with strong encryption puts public and economy at risk”
On 29 September, 107 organizations and individual cybersecurity experts, including many members of the Global Encryption Coalition, wrote an open letter to the Belgian Ministers with responsibilities for digital and law enforcement issues. The Open letter calls on the Belgian government to drop law enforcement access requirements in the Draft law on the collection and storage of identification, […]
The Global Encryption Coalition wrote an open letter to Apple, calling on the company to abandon its recently announced plans to build surveillance capabilities into iPhones, iPads and other Apple products. On August 5, 2021, Apple announced that it will be installing surveillance software that will conduct on-device scanning in Messages and photos. As the coalition’s […]
Brazilian Code of Criminal Procedure Reform Working Group: Citizens should be protected from encryption backdoors, massive data collection, and unchecked government hacking.
End-to-end encryption means that our family photographs, messages to friends and family, financial information, and the commercially sensitive data of businesses can all be kept safe from harm’s way. But the UK Government has continued its quest to undermine encryption, most recently with the Online Safety Bill. In its draft legislation, the UK Government would […]
Three European tech SMEs reveal the ways SMEs they use encryption practices to underpins their business success.