Title: Behind a veil of obscurity - anonymity, encryption, free speech and privacy

Authors: Christoph Bezemek

Addresses: 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.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTPL.2017.085232

International Journal of Technology Policy and Law, 2017 Vol.3 No.1, pp.3 - 15

Published online: 03 Jul 2017 *

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