Well, it took a while but my petition to keep strong encryption without backdoors legal in th EU is now open for supporters!
Please feel free to support it and or boost/promte it
@thewk A little taken aback by the signup process of the European parliaments website, it looks like I'm the first supporter 😉
Thanks for starting the petition! 👏
@totoroot I think we are actually around the same age, judging from your profile picture...
But I might be the bigger nerd ;-)
@thewk "encryption is a necessary means of protecting [..] the digital security of governments" how do they not realize they are building a footcannon?
@kekcoin I'd say, since they are no experts in the field they listen to so called experts. Who probably conveniently left that part out...
@thewk there's no encryption with backdoors, there's either encryption or not, no other way to look at it.
@arh Anyone can petition the European Parliament as far as i know. Worst case they won‘t count the vote
@thewk I don't live in the EU but I'll happily boost this so others who live there can voice their support.
@thewk The signup procedure on that site is *horrible*! Ugh, still, managed to make it through and support it.
However supporting this might still move something.
There is a german MP called Patrick Breyer, with whom I've been in contact with, who is still fighting this.
If you want to support this cause, please take a look at his homepage
Combining forces does make sense here I guess
@thewk :( clicked on it then remembered that a criminal cartel of politicians and lobbyists swindled us out of the EU :(
@tig Part of my company is over on your island and the other over here. Trust me, not a big Boris fan either
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