European Union citizens should be able to use end-to-end encryption with no backdoors, said in a preliminary opinion on the review of the ePrivacy Directive (2002/58/EC), the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS).
The opinion says:
The new rules should also clearly allow users to use end-to-end encryption (without 'backdoors') to protect their electronic communications.
Decryption, reverse engineering or monitoring of communications protected by encryption should be prohibited....
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