What the European Commission’s leaked report got wrong about online security In September 2020, a draft European Commission report called “Technical solutions to detect child sexual abuse in end-to-end encrypted communications” was leaked.1 The report gave an analysis of different ways to spot illegal content in private communications that use end-to-end encryption. Encryption is one […]
Read the full text of EDRi’s letter here.https://edri.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/20201020-EDRi-Open-letter-CSAM-and-encryption-FINAL.pdf
Rehashing time-worn arguments, law enforcement officials of member countries of the “Five-Eyes” intelligence alliance, plus India and Japan, last weekend called on companies to create backdoors to their encrypted devices and services to provide law enforcement with exceptional access. The Internet Society, Global Partners Digital, and the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT), members of […]
After months of threats from the Department of Justice and the FBI, and some end runs on encryption (e.g., the EARN IT Act), Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) have introduced the most sweeping attack on encryption in more than a generation. The Lawful Access to Encrypted Data (LAED) Act, […]
The most effective way to ensure the security of our health information is to adopt and preserve uncompromised, end-to-end encryption practices, as well as the policies that support them.
Today, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a press release once again criticizing the strong encryption that Apple provides to protect iPhone users against malicious hackers and other threats. The Internet Society, Global Partners Digital, and the Center for Democracy & Technology, members of the Steering Committee of the recently launched Global Encryption Coalition, issued […]