You phone probably knows more about you and your personal (as well as professional) life than you think. It knows where you’ve been and who you were with, the birthday gift you bought your mother and even who you plan to vote for.
In today’s world, the Internet is where we live the majority of our lives: We work, we shop, we chat with our loved ones. It also functions as our global town hall: a forum for debate, education and a springboard for taking action. It’s possible, when the Internet is open and secure, to live our personal and civic lives online in a way that feels safe. One of the elements most central to this feeling of safety, is in danger of being undermined: encryption.