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“Five Eyes” Alliance Meets to Discuss Future of Encryption

The Five Eyes, an intelligence (or surveillance, depending on your viewpoint) alliance among five countries (Australia, United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand and Canada), met this past week to discuss the future of encryption and the different options available to help thwart worldwide…

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On Encryption: What You Need To Know Now

Encryption is complicated in a lot of ways. Topics like elliptic curve cryptography and post-quantum cryptography are best left to mathematicians, and not someone like me who needs to count on his fingers to calculate a tip. And even someone who has a…

The encryption debate is back in the UK with new government conversations happening about surveillance.

Countries Crack Down on Encryption, Reignite Privacy Fears

Over a year after the infamous Apple v. FBI case, the encryption debate has resumed, with recent global events leading to renewed conversations about whether or not unbreakable encryption should be accessible for all people at all times. Much debate continues around the…

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Encryption Under Attack Again, This Time During Elections In France

Well, it’s official. Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen are the final two candidates facing off for the French presidency on May 7th. As the race continues on there’s a lot of buzz around various issues – and encryption is one of them. Macron…

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The Encryption Battle Continues: Google Ordered to Unlock 9 Android Phones

The FBI’s battle against Apple is over for the time being, but now the focus may be on Google. Court documents recently released by the ACLU show this isn’t the first time the Federal Bureau of Investigation has tried to order a tech…

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FBI Drops Case Against Apple; Hacks Encrypted iPhone Itself

The United States Department of Justice (FBI) officially dropped their case against Apple. The Department of Justice was able to access data on the encrypted iPhone with help from a third party. In a motion to vacate, the DOJ stated that “The government has…

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Golden Frog Submits Amicus Brief in Support of Apple

Golden Frog and our sister company Data Foundry are excited to announce we’ve submitted an Amicus Brief to the court in the Apple versus FBI case. Our brief is in support of Apple. Why We Submitted the Brief We submitted this brief because…

Apple Encryption Debate Versus Government

We Agree with Apple – We Can’t Set the Precedent of an iPhone “Backdoor”

Last night, the United States government (a federal judge in California) ruled that Apple must provide access into the San Bernardino gunman’s phone. This ruling means they’ve ordered Apple to unlock and decrypt his encrypted iPhone 5C device. Apple responded with strong letter…

Golden Frog's 4th Annual “Take Back Your Internet” Event at SXSW 2016

Golden Frog’s 4th Annual “Take Back Your Internet” Event at SXSW 2016

We’ll be hosting our annual SXSW Take Back Your Internet party on March 12 this year. This will be our 4th Take Back Your Internet event, with previous panels focusing on net neutrality and open Internet and online privacy and security. This year,…

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States Join the Encryption Battle, Push for Legislation at the State Level

The encryption battle continues! And now, it’s making it’s way to state legislatures. We’ve written before about the power that individual US states have, and how this power can be used to enact privacy legislation. In many cases this is a positive, when…