EU | The encryption debate in Europe

EU | The encryption debate in Europe:

By: Daniel Severson (Hoover Institution)

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The going dark debate has spread to Europe. During the past few years, Europeans have suffered a wave of terrorist attacks, even as the commercial use of strong encryption technology has increased. In response, Europeans are debating to what extent their governments should require access to encrypted data—either independently or with active cooperation from communications service providers (CSPs). This article examines changes to encryption laws since 2015, with a particular focus on recent statutes and regulations in France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Hungary, and Poland.

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