EPIC Signs on to Protect Encryption in the Brazilian Code of Criminal Procedure Updates

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LEGENDARY has joined other people of the Global Encryption Coalition in a letter urging Brazil to deal with proposed updates to the B razil Code of Criminal Method that would threaten encryption plus data security in Brazilian. The text as it stands can force companies using solid security protections – for example end-to-end encryption – in order to introduce security flaws to their systems to be used as backdoors for law enforcement. Such procedures endanger users and motivate exploitation of these weaknesses. LEGENDARY led the effort in the United States within the 1990s to support solid encryption tools and performed a key role in the advancement the international framework intended for cryptography policy that popular the deployment of solid security measures to safeguard personal data. EPIC also filed a good amicus brief in Apple sixth is v. FBI in support of encryption.

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