There’s been numerous developments recently over the battle for privacy. UK Prime Minister David Cameron said that all encrypted communications must either have a government backdoor or banned. The US President, Barack Obama, agreed saying that governments shouldn’t be impeded by encryption. Newly leaked documents suggest that EU officials are also on board.
The attack in France by gunmen has been seen by many as an attack on free speech by terrorists. While many are now rallying to protect free speech, interior ministers of Europe are calling for swift removal of certain kinds of content on the internet.