‘Weakening encryption is undemocratic’: no place for client-side scanning?
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) recently ruled against laws and legislative proposals, saying that weakening end-to-end encryption of messaging services is not proportionate. They would also have no place in a democratic society.
In the recent ruling, the ECHR indicates that end-to-end... Read more
No agreement, but EC sticks to introduction of client-side scanning
The European Commission stands by its proposal to introduce client-side scanning to check messages from EU residents. This is despite the fact that no agreement has been reached within the EU for the time being.
According to Swedish EU Commissioner Ylva Johansson, it remains important that the E... Read more
EU promotes law on client-side scanning on X, noyb files complaint
Privacy organization noyb is filing a complaint with the Dutch DPA against X. The social media platform would enable illegal microtargeting ads which the European Commission uses to seek support for its proposals on client-side scanning.
Pan-European privacy organization noyb fundamentally disag... Read more
Experts denounce EU client-side scanning proposal: ‘Too many risks’
A group of European experts has plenty to criticize when it comes to the European Union's client-side scanning proposal. This is according to a report from a recent seminar on the subject by the umbrella European privacy regulator EDPS.
The EU wants to eventually implement client-side scanning o... Read more