70 organizations, cyber security experts, and elected officials sign open letter expressing dangers of the UK’s Online Safety Bill

On 24 November, seventy civil society organizations, companies, elected officials, and cybersecurity experts, including Global Encryption Coalition members, published an open letter to British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak highlighting their concerns with the threat that the United Kingdom’s Online Safety Bill poses to end-to-end encryption. Dear Prime Minister Sunak, With cyber attacks becoming ever-more frequent […]


Global Encryption Coalition Webinar: Germany’s New Position on Encryption

In their coalition agreement, Germany’s new coalition government outlined their policy positions for the next four years. (1) In the agreement, the new German government came out strongly in support of end-to-end encryption and firmly opposed to encryption backdoors. In an interview with EURACTIV, Jens Zimmermann, the digital policy expert for the Social Democrats, noted […]

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Global Encryption Coalition Officially Launched

Hundreds of encryption advocates around the world helped mark the launch of the Global Encryption Coalition in a series of five webinars May 14.