Access in the News

The last 100 days

Date: February 25, 2015
Author: Amie Stepanovich
Publication: The Hill 

Germany’s BND muscles in on metadata mass surveillance

Date: February 4, 2015
Author: John Leyden
Publication:  The Register

Coalition Launches to Lead Global Fight For Open Internet and Digital Democracy

Date: November 26, 2014
Author: Nadia Prupis
Publication: Common Dreams

Global Net Neutrality Coalition

Date: November 26, 2014
Author: Cory Doctorow
Publication: Boing Boing

Civil liberties groups vow to fight on after Senate kills USA Freedom Act

November 19, 2014
Author: Spencer Ackerman
Publication: The Guardian

Obama, You Must Act Now on Your Promise to Reform the NSA

Date: November 14, 2014
Author: Amie Stepanovich
Publication: Wired

Ecce! In Italy, the Internet Is Getting a Bill of Rights

Date: November 10, 2014

Author: The Open Standard

Publication: The Open Standard

Has Switzerland cracked the net neutrality riddle?

Date: November 10, 2014
Author: Andrew Orlowski
Publication: The Register

The Justice Department Wants Wider Hacking Authorities for the FBI

Date: November 6, 2014
Author: Cora Currier
Publication: The Intercept

FBI Covertly Requests Backdoor Access to Electronic Data Through Procedural Rule Change

Date: November 9, 2014
Author: Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
Publication: The New American

The FBI’s Quiet Plan to Expand Its Hacking Powers

Date: November 5, 2014
Author: Dustin Volz
Publication: National Journal

Privacy advocates seek DC’s help to restrain FBI

Date: November 5, 2014
Author: Cory Bennett
Publication: The Hill

Thousands Swarm Budapest Streets to Protest Unprecedented Internet Tax

Date: October 27, 2014
Author: Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Publication: Mashable

Birgitta Jonsdottir, Amie Stepanovich And Adam Ghetti Believe Privacy Isn’t Dead But Needs Millennia

Date: October 21, 2014
Author: Emily Canal
Publication: Forbes


Date: October 14, 2014
Publication: Digital Agenda

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