Smart technology policy in Europe is a trend?

The “technology” in “technology policy” should have a real meaning - there are signs it’s actually happening. With the growing involvement and engagement of people versed in technology, good concepts are reaching decision-makers. In this short note I highlight the 3 interesting items currently on plate in Europe. They…

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European Union wants to regulate cryptography?

On both sides of Atlantic the debate around strong cryptography frequently resurfaces. Proponents of weakening cryptography or introduction of backdoors (or "golden keys") cite national security. Technologists and activists oppose such proposals, citing freedoms and cybersecurity. Regulating cryptography is of course a bad idea. It's true that cryptography can be…

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