Access in the News

NGOs condemn Nauru’s censorship

Date: March 27, 2015
Publication: Radio New Zealand 

Human rights groups condemn Nauru’s criminalisation of political protest

Date: March 27, 2015
Author: Paul Farrell
Publication: The Guardian 

Nauru: PEN joins call for authorities to restore access to open, global internet

Date: March 26, 2015
Publication: PEN International 

This weekend’s big NSA showdown, explained

Date: May 21, 2015
Author: Timothy B. Lee
Publication: Vox 

What Rand Paul Accomplished in a 10 Hour, 31 Minute Stand Against the Patriot Act

Date: May 21, 2015
Author: David Weigel
Publication: Bloomberg Business 

Time for the Senate to reform surveillance

Date: May 20, 2015
Author: Drew Mitnick
Publication: The Hill 

The NSA’s Bulk Surveillance is Nearing its Expiration Date

Date: May 19, 2015
Author: Rob Pegoraro
Publication: Yahoo! 

Huge coalition pressures White House on encryption and more

Date: May19, 2015
Author: Tal Kopan
Publication: Politico 

Battle for net neutrality: 67 digital rights groups echo India’s protest against Facebook’s Inte

Date: May 19, 2015
Author: Malavika Velayanikal
Publication: Tech in Asia 

Backlash Against Facebook’s Free Internet Service Grows

Date: May 18, 2015
Author: Cade Metz
Publication: Wired 

Who unequivocally wins from Facebook’s ‘free internet’ devise for Africa?

Date: May 15, 2015
Publication: Tech News 

Internet para todos? Nada disso, o que Zuckerberg quer é Facebook para todos

Date: May 10, 2015
Author: Filipe Vilicic e Jennifer Ann Thomas
Publication: Veja 

Surveillance fight heats up in Senate, House - Merkel offers testimony on NSA flap - and more

Date: May 7, 2015
Author: Tal Kopan
Publication: Politico

French MPs say Oui to Le Charteur des Snoopeurs

Date: May 6, 2015
Author: Jennifer Baker
Publication: The Register 

Navy cyber strategy pivots to offense - HASC authorization report endorses encryption research

Date: May 6, 2015
Author: Joseph Marks
Publication: Politico 

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