Privacy and Protection: A children’s rights approach to encryption

The debate on encryption and children’s rights is often framed as a divide between a child protection approach and a civil liberties focus. But this polarisation masks a more complex truth


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The European Commission’s proposed legislation

Defence for Children from ECPAT Netherlands Response.

Thoughts on Child Safety on Commodity Platforms

A research paper helping explain the debate around combating child sexual abuse on end-to-end encrypted services.

EU Policy work

Look over all the policy initiatives IWF are working on to make the internet a safer place.

The European Commission’s proposed legislation

ECPAT comments on the European Commission’s Proposal to Combat Child Sexual Abuse in the EU