Events

July 2020

The Problem With Banning End-to-End Encryption (Past Event)

July 14, 2020
Webinar

Encryption is crucial for protecting personal communications and keeping American businesses secure. However, for more than two decades, encryption advocates have been at odds with law enforcement, who argue the technology undermines their ability to investigate crimes. This perspective has gained currency on Capitol Hill, with Congress set to consider legislation that would compel companies to facilitate access to encrypted data for law enforcement—effectively banning the use of end-to-end encryption. Read more about The Problem With Banning End-to-End Encryption

Policy Debate on the Encrypted Internet and Lawful Access (Past Event)

July 22, 2020
Virtual

#EncryptionDebate

For more information and to register visit: https://www.igfusa.us/policy-debate-on-the-encrypted-internet-and-lawful-access/

During this session two teams on opposite sides of the issue will debate the following motion.

Resolved: the government should require ISPs and apps to enable lawful access to data in transit that is protected by end-to-end encryption. Read more about Policy Debate on the Encrypted Internet and Lawful Access

A Brave New World: The Future of Tech Regulation (Past Event)

July 30, 2020
Virtual Event

Big technology companies have changed daily life across the globe, making us more connected, more efficient, and more mobile. But critics accuse them of violating privacy rights, engaging in anti-competitive behavior, and contributing to our election crises with lax policies on political ads and the spread of disinformation. As a result, the call for them to be more effectively regulated has grown louder in recent years and multiple antitrust investigations have been initiated to review tech market power. What would regulation of technology companies look like? Read more about A Brave New World: The Future of Tech Regulation