We are in the first stages of a long anti-encryption march by the upper echelons of the European Union, headed directly toward Europeans’ digital front-doors.
The potential ban of end-to-end encryption in the EU. It sounds like a really bad joke. But apparently it isn't. Orders from the Top: The EU’s Timetable for Dismantling End-to-End Encryption | Electronic Frontier Foundation
The EU’s top institutions have turned against end-to-end privacy, and they’re taking the first steps to undermining the encryption surrounding Internet messaging systems.
If Europe wants to keep its status as a jurisdiction that treasures privacy, it will need to fight for it.
GDPR states "The data protection package adopted in May 2016 aims at making Europe fit for the digital age." This aims at making it unfit for the digital age.