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IFIP issues statement on intentional weakening of security and trust mechanisms in ICT and the Internet by government agencies and other major actors

The reports about security weaknesses in ICT and the Internet and the subsequent discussions about trust mechanisms and trusted parties have motivated IFIP to issue a statement on the topic. IFIP with its diverse international structure of around 50 member societies is not the body that issues statements on current issues lightheartedly, but the seriousness of the issue led to a clear statement, accepted by it's General Assembly. IFIP realizes that such a statement can only be the beginning of work on t