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Companies and Organizations Around the World Ask Leaders to Support Strong Encryption

Experts, companies and civil society groups around the world ask governments to support strong encryption—and reject proposals that would undermine the digital security it provides. “The internet belongs to the world’s people, not its governments. We refuse to let this precious resource become nationalized and broken by any nation,” Brett Solomon, executive director of Access Now, the online advocacy group that organized the open letter, said in a news release. The letter, released online in 10 languages Monday at SecureTheInternet.org, marks an escalation of a debate over encryption.

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