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.
International Journal of Technology Policy and Law, 2017 Vol.3 No.1, pp.3 - 15
Published online: 17 Jul 2017 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article