Our Pledge to Achieve Universal Connectivity

Our Pledge to Achieve Universal Connectivity

We have joined the Partner2Connect Digital Coalition, with two pledges to change the lives of the world’s hardest-to-connect communities.

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A Safer Internet Starts with More Encryption
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A Safer Internet Starts with More Encryption

Security is crucial to a safer Internet, and the only way towards a safer Internet is to take encryption off the debate table ...
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UK Online Safety Bill Set to Weaken Encryption and Put UK Internet Users At Risk

The Internet Society joins the UK England Chapter in calling for a redraft of the UK’s Online Safety Bill so that it protects strong encryption and recognises its vital role ...
the text "Global Encryption Day" and "Make the Switch"
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Global Encryption Day – A Worldwide Success!

More than 70 events were held worldwide, and 168 organizations signed the Global Encryption Day Statement to reject efforts to undermine encryption ...
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Global Encryption Day – Help us Champion Strong Encryption

The first ever Global Encryption Day takes place on 21 October, 2021. An initiative from the Global Encryption Coalition (GEC), Global Encryption Day is an opportunity for businesses, civil society ...
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Advocacy Groups Must Stand Up for Encryption—While They Still Can

Encrypted messaging is indispensable for advocacy groups that use the technology to stand up for their communities. As new government laws and regulations in countries around the world threaten to ...
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Make the Switch for Global Encryption Day 

Global Encryption Day on 21 October 2021 will put strong encryption firmly in the spotlight around the world to help us champion a stronger Internet for all ...
Encryption: A Building Block of a Trustworthy Internet
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Encryption: A Building Block of a Trustworthy Internet

At the Internet Society, we’re committed to building a bigger and stronger Internet. To make sure it remains open, globally connected, secure, and trustworthy, we connect the right people to ...
Confronting European Encroachment on Encryption
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Confronting European Encroachment on Encryption

In late 2020, as Portugal prepared to take over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), the Internet Society’s Portugal Chapter began ramping up its advocacy against worrying ...