The most recent purportedly serious proposal by a Western government to force technology companies to provide access to the content of encrypted communications comes from Ian Levy and Crispin Robinson of the Government Communications Headquarters, or GCHQ, the U.K.’s equivalent of the National Security Agency.
Nate Cardozo is the Senior Information Security Counsel on EFF’s legal team where he focuses on cybersecurity policy and defending coders’ rights. Nate has litigated cases involving electronic surveillance, freedom of information, digital anonymity, online free expression, and government hacking. His other projects include defending encryption, fighting software export controls, and assisting surveillance law reform efforts.
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