Access in the News

Users batter telecom firms over zero rating, net neutrality

Date: April 14, 2015
Author: Leslie D’Monte, Mihir Dalal
Publication: Live Mint 

Your digital shadow

Date: April 13, 2015
Author: Chin Wong
Publication: Manila Standard 

After victory for net neutrality in the US, the battle moves to Europe

Date: April 13, 2015
Author: Glyn Moody
Publication: Ars Technica 

Can Africa fight cybercrime and preserve human rights?

Date: April 10, 2015
Author: Tom Jackson
Publication: BBC 

Back from RightsCon Manila: Trading Freedoms for Security?

Date: April 10, 2015
Author: Nicolas Seidler
Publication: Circle ID 

RightsCon Southeast Asia: Impacts and Next Steps

Date: April 8, 2015
Author: Andrew Lowenthal
Publisher: EngageMedia 

eBay Just Set a Bad Precedent by Giving in to Russia’s Demands for User Data

Date: April 8, 2015
Author: Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Publisher: Motherboard (Vice) 

Twitter and YouTube Are Back, But Turkey Won the Censorship Battle

Date: April 7, 2015
Author: Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Publisher: Motherboard (Vice) 

How to turn off Verizon’s ‘supercookie’ tracking

Date: April 5, 2015
Author: Rob Pegoraro
Publisher: USA Today 

RightsCon Manila: Laying Groundwork and Building Partnerships

Date: April 3, 2015
Author: Priya Kumar
Publisher: Ranking Digital Rights 

Obama Signs Executive Order Aimed at Stopping Foreign Cyberattacks

Date: April 1, 2015
Author: Drew MacKenzie
Publication: Newsmax 

Morning Cybersecurity: House Intel markup transcript released and more

Date: April 1, 2015
Author: Tal Kopan
Publication: Politico 

Obama Declares Cyberattacks a ‘National Emergency’

Date: April 1, 2015
Author: Dustin Volz
Publication: National Journal 

Morning Tech: Judge denies AT&T push to quash FTC throttling lawsuit and more

Date: April 1, 2015
Author: Adam Sneed
Publication: Politico 

Digital rights in Southeast Asia and beyond: a review of RightsCon 2015

Date: March 31, 2015
Author: John Postill
Publication: Media/Anthropology 

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Why we need Access

Name “Access helps me to keep my identity and be part of a global community.”
Joseph Elias, Lebanon

Name “We need access to know, to learn, to tell, to share, to express, to expand, to explore ... to live a dignified life as a human being.”
Santosh Sigdel, Nepal

Name “The free exchange of ideas and information is why the internet was created. ”
Joe, United States

Name “Freedom of speech online is the key to having our voices heard. Without it we are silenced.”
Natalie Vilarroel, Argentina

Name “How can we expect to link together globally if some of us are unable to access the internet. Bring down the firewalls.”
Ainslie Lenehan, Australia