Title: Behind a veil of obscurity - anonymity, encryption, free speech and privacy
Author: Christoph Bezemek
Address: Institute of Public Law and Political Science, Faculty of Law, University of Graz, Austria
Abstract: Anonymous and encrypted communication looks back on a rich historical tradition. This paper discusses anonymity and encryption in a fundamental rights perspective, asking whether free speech and privacy entail a right to anonymous and encrypted communication while also addressing the problems posed by these modes of communication in the digital age.
Keywords: anonymity; encryption; free speech; privacy.
Int. J. of Technology Policy and Law, 2017 Vol.3, No.1, pp.3 - 15
Available online: 03 Jul 2017