EU Parliament’s position on Directive combatting gender-based violence a step in the right direction, with some misses on protecting privacy

Last week, the European Parliament agreed to their final position on the directive on combatting violence against women and domestic violence. While the overall outcome is a positive step towards safeguarding the rights of women and LGBTQ+ people online, the EU failed once again to account for encryption as a key tool to protect the privacy of threatened groups.

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