MEPs back end-to-end encryption for all citizens

A European Parliament committee wants end-to-end encryption to be enforced on all forms of digital communication to protect European Union (EU) citizens. A ban on "backdoors" into encrypted messaging apps like WhatsApp and Telegram is also being considered.

Country: EU

Domains: Privacy IG

Stakeholder: European Bodies

Tags: electronic communication, data protection, EU, privacy, encryption, backdoors

Posted on Tuesday 20 June 2017

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