Access Now is a member of Best Bits, Coalition Against Unlawful Surveillance Exports, Dynamic Coalition on Network Neutrality, EDRi, Global Net Neutrality Coalition, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, U.S. Privacy Coalition, RedLatAm, Save the Internet – E.U., ShareAction, and Stop Watching Us.

We are a signatory to the International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance; support Digital Citizen; participate in the Freedom Online Coalition Working Groups; and coordinate as part of the Civil Society CERT, a Trusted Introducer accredited CERT. We also have special consultative status at the United Nations.

We have represented and spoken in numerous forums, including the European Parliament, DEFCON, Global Network Initiative, TED, OECD, Internet Governance Forum, FIRST, the U.N. Human Rights Council, U.N. Forum on Business and Human Rights, and the United Nations General Assembly, Allied Media Conference, Personal Democracy Forum, Chaos Communications Congress, Chaos Communications Camp, OHM, Computers, Freedom, Privacy, ComiCon, Citizen Lab Summer Institute, Internet Freedom Festival, HOPE, and MozFest.

We have launched and manage a number of project websites including,,,,,, the #KeepItOn campaign, and For current list of issues we are engaged in, please go here.

Access Now was a finalist for the 2010 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, was awarded a Knight Prototype Fund grant in 2013, and in 2015, we were nominated for the Human Rights Tulip Award by David Kaye, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on freedom of speech and expression.

As the internet community changes and expands, so does Access Now’s role and program. Our relationships are therefore evolving, and the list above is not exhaustive.