Access in the News

Internet censorship, kill switches violate human rights law, say UN experts

Date: May 4, 2015
Author: Zack Whittaker
Publication: ZD Net 

Appeal goes out to UN, Africa Union over Burundi social media shutdown

Date: May 1, 2015
Author: Michael Malakata
Date: CIO.IN
 

It’s nearly two years after Snowden and privacy advocates are divided on how to fix NSA spying

Date: April 29, 2015
Author: Andrea Peterson
Publication: The Washington Post 

Will new laws give federal cybercops too much power?

Date: April 28, 2015
Author: Russel Brandom
Publication: The Verge 

오픈넷, 정보매개자의 콘텐츠 책임 다룬 ‘마닐라 원칙’ 발표

Date: March 26, 2015
Author: 권오성
Publication: Hani 

Comments on Privacy, Transparency, and Accountability Regarding Commercial and Private Use of Unmann

Date: April 24, 2015
Publication: National Telecommunications and Information Administration 

What’s worse than a cookie? A ‘perma-cookie’

Date: April 22, 2015
Author: Natasha Grzincic
Publication: Toronto Star 

House passes cyber-threat information bill

Date: April 22, 2015
Author: Patricia Zengerle
Publication: Reuters 

House Passes Cybersecurity Bill Despite Privacy Protests

Date: April 22, 2015
Author: Andy Greenberg
Publication: Wired 

Human rights – taking sides for Net Neutrality

Date: April 22, 2015
Author: Josh Levy
Publication: Open Democracy 

Privacy supergroup aims to kill 5 cybersecurity bills at once

Date: April 22, 2014
Author: Dell Cameron
Publication: The Daily Dot 

Why India’s Net Neutrality Activists Hate Facebook

Date: April 20, 2015
Author: Joshua Brustein
Publication: Bloomberg Business 

The rundown on cyber week – First in MC: info sharing backers launch ad campaign – ...

Date: April 20, 2015
Author: Tal Kopan
Publication: Politico 

India y América Latina se levantan contra el proyecto de internet gratuita de Facebook

Date: April 19, 2015
Author: Bernardo Gutiérrez
Publication: Diario Turing 

Civil libertarians: weakened surveillance reform bill is already ‘yesterday’s news’

Date: April 17, 2015
Author: Spencer Ackerman
Publication: The Guardian 

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