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Introducing the 2022 Action Plan: A Healthy Internet for Future Generations

For the past 30 years we have strived toward our vision that the Internet is for everyone. Our 2022 Action Plan is a continuation of this work – a roadmap for tackling the threats and challenges for today’s Internet as we look to grow and strengthen it for future generations.

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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 ...
Mauritius Must Not Fall into the 'Mass Surveillance' Trap
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Mauritius Must Not Fall into the ‘Mass Surveillance’ Trap

On 17 May, 2020, The Internet Society, alongside the IGF Mauritius, submitted a response to the call to the government of Mauritius' call to provide input to the proposed amendments ...
A Digital Dystopia: How Calls for Backdoors to Encryption Would Ruin the Internet for Everyone
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A Digital Dystopia: How Calls for Backdoors to Encryption Would Ruin the Internet for Everyone

A little over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, our reliance on private, safe, and secure communication has become more critical than ever. So it’s no surprise that organizations across ...