Bhairav Acharya

Program Fellow

Bhairav Acharya was a program fellow at New America’s Open Technology Institute where he worked on transatlantic approaches to communications encryption. In 2013-14, Acharya led a national civil society effort in India to draft a consensus-based privacy legislation. Acharya has also worked at the Centre for Internet and Society and the Supreme Court of India where he participated in a major constitutional challenge regarding wiretaps and press freedoms. 

All Work

OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Deciphering the European Encryption Debate: France

With a new president who has taken an aggressive stand on encryption, it seems that the encryption debate in France is just beginning.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Deciphering the European Encryption Debate: Germany

Germany has a unique relationship with encryption that stands in stark contrast with that of the U.K. and France.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Deciphering the European Encryption Debate: United Kingdom

This paper, the first of a four-part series, assesses the state of the encryption debate in the United Kingdom.