Guides

Guides

STOP Methodology KeepItOn 2023
Internet Shutdowns
Internet ShutdownsGuideAfricaEnglish

Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 

15 May 2024

Learn about STOP, our methodology for tracking internet shutdowns around the world.

Guide
Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 
15 May 2024
Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 
Manual Del Pequeñx Vigilado Header
Data Protection
Data ProtectionGuideArgentinaSpanish

Manual del Pequeñx Vigiladx

25 Mar 2024

El Manual del Pequeñx Vigiladx es una guía para ayudarte a navegar el sistema judicial en caso de sufrir una detención errónea por sistemas biométricos.

Guide
Manual del Pequeñx Vigiladx
25 Mar 2024
Manual del Pequeñx Vigiladx
UN Cybercrime Treaty: FAQ on necessary reforms
Cybersecurity
CybersecurityGuideGlobalEnglish

UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms

25 Jan 2024

What is the UN cybercrime convention, what’s wrong with its current draft, and how can you engage with it? Read our FAQ to know.

Guide
UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms
25 Jan 2024
UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms
Bangladesh flag
Digital Security
Digital SecurityGuideAsia PacificEnglish

How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election

2 Jan 2024

The 2024 Bangladesh election takes place on 7 January. Against a backdrop of myriad threats to digital freedoms and human rights online, we’re created a guide to help journalists, activists, and voters stay safe during the election period.

Guide
How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election
2 Jan 2024
How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election
How to stay safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza
Digital Security
Digital SecurityGuideIraqSpanish

Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  

26 Oct 2023

La presente guía de consejos sobre resiliencia digital elaborada por Access Now y SMEX fue diseñada para brindarles apoyo contra las amenazas denunciadas.

Guide
Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  
26 Oct 2023
Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  
How to stay safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza
Digital Security
Digital SecurityGuideIraqEnglish

Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  

24 Oct 2023

This digital resilience tipsheet compiled by Access Now and SMEX is designed to support you in defending against reported threats.

Guide
Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  
24 Oct 2023
Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  
Digital Identity Toolkit
Digital Identity Systems
Digital Identity SystemsGuideGlobalEnglish

The digital identity toolkit

8 Oct 2023

Developed by Access Now, this toolkit helps build the lexicon and framework around digital ID issues to facilitate a human rights approach.

Guide
The digital identity toolkit
8 Oct 2023
The digital identity toolkit
Belarus must keep it on!
Internet Shutdowns
Internet ShutdownsGuideSwahili

Kupigania #KeepItOn wakati wa uchaguzi: uwezacho kifanya

31 Jul 2023
Guide
Kupigania #KeepItOn wakati wa uchaguzi: uwezacho kifanya
31 Jul 2023
Kupigania #KeepItOn wakati wa uchaguzi: uwezacho kifanya
Belarus must keep it on!
Internet Shutdowns
Internet ShutdownsGuideArabic

المناصرة من أجل #مقاومة_حجب_الإنترنت (#KeepItOn) خلال الانتخابات: ما يمكنك فعله

31 Jul 2023
Guide
المناصرة من أجل #مقاومة_حجب_الإنترنت (#KeepItOn) خلال الانتخابات: ما يمكنك فعله
31 Jul 2023
المناصرة من أجل #مقاومة_حجب_الإنترنت (#KeepItOn) خلال الانتخابات: ما يمكنك فعله
Belarus must keep it on!
Internet Shutdowns
Internet ShutdownsGuideFrench

Plaidoyer pour #KeepItOn pendant les élections : ce que vous pouvez faire

31 Jul 2023
Guide
Plaidoyer pour #KeepItOn pendant les élections : ce que vous pouvez faire
31 Jul 2023
Plaidoyer pour #KeepItOn pendant les élections : ce que vous pouvez faire
Belarus must keep it on!
Internet Shutdowns
Internet ShutdownsGuideEastern Europe & Central AsiaRussian

Призыв #KeepItOn в период выборов: что вы можете сделать

31 Jul 2023
Guide
Призыв #KeepItOn в период выборов: что вы можете сделать
31 Jul 2023
Призыв #KeepItOn в период выборов: что вы можете сделать
Belarus must keep it on!
Internet Shutdowns
Internet ShutdownsGuide

Advocating to #KeepItOn during elections: what you can do

31 Jul 2023
Guide
Advocating to #KeepItOn during elections: what you can do
31 Jul 2023
Advocating to #KeepItOn during elections: what you can do
deceptive designs US lawmakers
Transparency
TransparencyGuideNorth America

No more deceptive designs: recommendations for U.S. lawmakers 

6 Jun 2023

Read Access Now’s set of recommendations for US lawmakers seeking to protect people from deceptive designs.

Guide
No more deceptive designs: recommendations for U.S. lawmakers 
6 Jun 2023
No more deceptive designs: recommendations for U.S. lawmakers 
Tech and conflict
Transparency
TransparencyGuideGlobalEnglish

Tech and conflict: a guide for responsible business conduct

18 May 2023

This guide is meant to help tech companies think through the impacts of their decisions in the context of conflict.

Guide
Tech and conflict: a guide for responsible business conduct
18 May 2023
Tech and conflict: a guide for responsible business conduct
Guide: How to get rid of targeted ads on TikTok (only in the EU)
Privacy
PrivacyGuideÅland IslandsEnglish

How to get rid of targeted ads on TikTok (only in the EU)

26 Apr 2023

If you are in the EU, here are the simple three steps to opt out from TikTok’s targeted ads.

Guide
How to get rid of targeted ads on TikTok (only in the EU)
26 Apr 2023
How to get rid of targeted ads on TikTok (only in the EU)
KeepItOn Election shutdown handbook header image
Internet Shutdowns
Internet ShutdownsGuideRussian

РУКОВОДСТВО ПО ОТКЛЮЧЕНИЮ ИНТЕРНЕТА И ВЫБОРАМ

17 Nov 2022
Guide
РУКОВОДСТВО ПО ОТКЛЮЧЕНИЮ ИНТЕРНЕТА И ВЫБОРАМ
17 Nov 2022
РУКОВОДСТВО ПО ОТКЛЮЧЕНИЮ ИНТЕРНЕТА И ВЫБОРАМ

Advocacy toolkits

UN Cybercrime Treaty: FAQ on necessary reforms
Cybersecurity

UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms

25 Jan 2024

What is the UN cybercrime convention, what’s wrong with its current draft, and how can you engage with it? Read our FAQ to know.

Guide
UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms
25 Jan 2024
UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms
Digital Identity Toolkit
Digital Identity Systems

The digital identity toolkit

8 Oct 2023

Developed by Access Now, this toolkit helps build the lexicon and framework around digital ID issues to facilitate a human rights approach.

Guide
The digital identity toolkit
8 Oct 2023
The digital identity toolkit
Belarus must keep it on!
Internet Shutdowns

Kupigania #KeepItOn wakati wa uchaguzi: uwezacho kifanya

31 Jul 2023
Guide
Kupigania #KeepItOn wakati wa uchaguzi: uwezacho kifanya
31 Jul 2023
Kupigania #KeepItOn wakati wa uchaguzi: uwezacho kifanya
Belarus must keep it on!
Internet Shutdowns

المناصرة من أجل #مقاومة_حجب_الإنترنت (#KeepItOn) خلال الانتخابات: ما يمكنك فعله

31 Jul 2023
Guide
المناصرة من أجل #مقاومة_حجب_الإنترنت (#KeepItOn) خلال الانتخابات: ما يمكنك فعله
31 Jul 2023
المناصرة من أجل #مقاومة_حجب_الإنترنت (#KeepItOn) خلال الانتخابات: ما يمكنك فعله

Digital security guides

Bangladesh flag
Digital Security

How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election

2 Jan 2024

The 2024 Bangladesh election takes place on 7 January. Against a backdrop of myriad threats to digital freedoms and human rights online, we’re created a guide to help journalists, activists, and voters stay safe during the election period.

Guide
How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election
2 Jan 2024
How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election
How to stay safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza
Digital Security

Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  

26 Oct 2023

La presente guía de consejos sobre resiliencia digital elaborada por Access Now y SMEX fue diseñada para brindarles apoyo contra las amenazas denunciadas.

Guide
Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  
26 Oct 2023
Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  
How to stay safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza
Digital Security

Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  

24 Oct 2023

This digital resilience tipsheet compiled by Access Now and SMEX is designed to support you in defending against reported threats.

Guide
Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  
24 Oct 2023
Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  
Guide: How to get rid of targeted ads on TikTok (only in the EU)
Privacy

How to get rid of targeted ads on TikTok (only in the EU)

26 Apr 2023

If you are in the EU, here are the simple three steps to opt out from TikTok’s targeted ads.

Guide
How to get rid of targeted ads on TikTok (only in the EU)
26 Apr 2023
How to get rid of targeted ads on TikTok (only in the EU)

Resources

STOP Methodology KeepItOn 2023
Internet Shutdowns

Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 

15 May 2024

Learn about STOP, our methodology for tracking internet shutdowns around the world.

Guide
Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 
15 May 2024
Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 
UN Cybercrime Treaty: FAQ on necessary reforms
Cybersecurity

UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms

25 Jan 2024

What is the UN cybercrime convention, what’s wrong with its current draft, and how can you engage with it? Read our FAQ to know.

Guide
UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms
25 Jan 2024
UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms
Bangladesh flag
Digital Security

How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election

2 Jan 2024

The 2024 Bangladesh election takes place on 7 January. Against a backdrop of myriad threats to digital freedoms and human rights online, we’re created a guide to help journalists, activists, and voters stay safe during the election period.

Guide
How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election
2 Jan 2024
How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election
How to stay safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza
Digital Security

Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  

26 Oct 2023

La presente guía de consejos sobre resiliencia digital elaborada por Access Now y SMEX fue diseñada para brindarles apoyo contra las amenazas denunciadas.

Guide
Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  
26 Oct 2023
Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  
How to stay safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza
Digital Security

Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  

24 Oct 2023

This digital resilience tipsheet compiled by Access Now and SMEX is designed to support you in defending against reported threats.

Guide
Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  
24 Oct 2023
Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  
KeepItOn Election shutdown handbook header image
Internet Shutdowns

РУКОВОДСТВО ПО ОТКЛЮЧЕНИЮ ИНТЕРНЕТА И ВЫБОРАМ

17 Nov 2022
Guide
РУКОВОДСТВО ПО ОТКЛЮЧЕНИЮ ИНТЕРНЕТА И ВЫБОРАМ
17 Nov 2022
РУКОВОДСТВО ПО ОТКЛЮЧЕНИЮ ИНТЕРНЕТА И ВЫБОРАМ
KeepItOn Election shutdown handbook header image
Internet Shutdowns

Manual sobre apagones de internet y elecciones

17 Nov 2022
Guide
Manual sobre apagones de internet y elecciones
17 Nov 2022
Manual sobre apagones de internet y elecciones
KeepItOn Election shutdown handbook header image
Internet Shutdowns

Internet shutdowns and elections handbook

17 Nov 2022
Guide
Internet shutdowns and elections handbook
17 Nov 2022
Internet shutdowns and elections handbook
deceptive designs US lawmakers
Privacy

Stop the deception: dos and don’ts for responsible online design

3 Nov 2022

“No more deceptive designs: dos and don’ts for responsible user experience practices” can help combat online manipulation.

Guide
Stop the deception: dos and don’ts for responsible online design
3 Nov 2022
Stop the deception: dos and don’ts for responsible online design
AI Act
Privacy

The EU AI Act proposal: a timeline

12 Jul 2022

A summary of our proposed amendments to the draft EU AI Act and a timeline of our related commentary and recommendations.

Guide
The EU AI Act proposal: a timeline
12 Jul 2022
The EU AI Act proposal: a timeline
Freedom of Expression

Gobierno de Nicaragua busca criminalizar la protesta en línea

23 Sep 2020
Guide
Gobierno de Nicaragua busca criminalizar la protesta en línea
23 Sep 2020
Gobierno de Nicaragua busca criminalizar la protesta en línea
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Covid-19

فيديو: ما يجب أن تعرفه عن مشروع قانون الأخبار الزائفة في تونس

24 Apr 2020
Guide
فيديو: ما يجب أن تعرفه عن مشروع قانون الأخبار الزائفة في تونس
24 Apr 2020
فيديو: ما يجب أن تعرفه عن مشروع قانون الأخبار الزائفة في تونس
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Covid-19

Watch: what you should know about the dangerous disinformation bill in Tunisia

24 Apr 2020

While there is legitimate concern about disinformation during COVID-19 in Tunisia, any government response must align with human rights principles and safeguard free expression.

Guide
Watch: what you should know about the dangerous disinformation bill in Tunisia
24 Apr 2020
Watch: what you should know about the dangerous disinformation bill in Tunisia
Protección de datos personales: Recomendaciones para el nuevo proyecto de ley en Argentina
Privacy

La creación de un marco para la protección de datos: Una guía para los legisladores sobre qué hacer y qué no

26 Apr 2018

Access Now presenta La creación de un marco para la protección de datos: Una guía para los legisladores sobre qué hacer y qué no — Lecciones del Reglamento General de Protección de Datos de la UE para contribuir al discurso mundial sobre la protección de datos.

Guide
La creación de un marco para la protección de datos: Una guía para los legisladores sobre qué hacer y qué no
26 Apr 2018
La creación de un marco para la protección de datos: Una guía para los legisladores sobre qué hacer y qué no
Privacy

Q&A on Privacy Reform in Europe

22 Dec 2015

What is the Data Protection Reform Package? Why is it so important? What is the current state of negotiations? Find out by reading our updated FAQ!

Guide
Q&A on Privacy Reform in Europe
22 Dec 2015
Q&A on Privacy Reform in Europe
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List of internet-related resolutions at the HRC and UNGA

22 Dec 2015

This document lists the internet-related resolutions at the Human Rights Council and UN General Assembly.

Guide
List of internet-related resolutions at the HRC and UNGA
22 Dec 2015
List of internet-related resolutions at the HRC and UNGA