Key Takeaways from the Encryption Working Group’s Paper on “Moving the Encryption Policy Conversation Forward”
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Encryption Working Group released a white paper with the hopes of moving the encryption policy debate forward. Former government officials, business representatives, privacy and civil rights advocates, law enforcement experts, and computer scientists contributed to the document, concentrating on law enforcement access to encrypted mobile phones.
The group identifies a set of key takeaways and recommend focused dialogue on the topic of law enforcement access to mobile phone data at rest. The working group also establishes core principles and suggests a variety of use cases against which to judge proposals for mobile phone encryption access.