China has further tightened its grip on the Internet, with the passage of a new cybersecurity law. The law will have wide-reaching impacts both in and outside the country, on Internet businesses and human rights alike.November 9, 2016
We’re in Washington DC this week talking to Congress members about our 2016 legislative priorities to protect digital property. We’re also attending CDT’s Tech Prom annual dinner. Keep reading for more details, and be sure to follow us on social!
Last week India released some draft legislation surrounding encryption. As reported by the New York Times, the proposed law “would have required users of social media and messaging applications to save plain-text versions of their messages for 90 days so that they could be shared with the police.”September 27, 2015