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Data protection 06-12-2021

Germany’s new government will firmly defend encryption, key Social Democrat says

The next German government intends to speak more strongly in favour of end-to-end encryption and against the introduction of backdoors, Jens Zimmermann, the digital policy expert for the Social Democrats (SPD) who co-negotiated the coalition agreement's chapter on digitalisation, told EURACTIV in an interview.
Michael Kaeding is Jean-Monnet Professor at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany. [Universität Duisburg-Essen]
EU Elections 2014 27-05-2014

German analyst: Merkel ‘did not win the elections’

The Social Democratic Party (SPD) played the German card during the European elections, riding on the nationality of its top candidate Martin Schulz, who is primarily responsible for the SPD’s spike in votes, according to Michael Kaeding.