The Encryption Summit: all the news and updates as they happen

As our lives become more digitized, online privacy concerns have entered mainstream. Once the preserve of businesses and cybersecurity geeks, usage of privacy-preserving software like VPN services and secure messaging apps is now the norm among citizens around the world.

The Global Encryption Coalition (GEC)

With over 300 global members, the GEC promotes and defends encryption while supporting efforts by companies to offer encrypted services to their users. Its Steering Committee includes the Internet Society, Mozilla, the Internet Freedom Foundation, Global Partners Digital, and the Centre for Democracy and Technology.  

There’s just one problem: the main system responsible for preserving people’s anonymity, encryption, is under attack as worldwide governments increasingly see it as an obstacle. The UK Online Safety Bill (now law) is just one of the many regulations attempting to break encryption on security grounds.

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