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Latest On Privacy
Spyware in Serbia: civil society under attack
Access Now and our partners have discovered that civil society in Serbia have been targeted with invasive spyware technology. Here’s what we know.
FAQ: Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline and Apple threat notifications
Access Now’s knowledge about ongoing Apple threat notifications sent to people who may have been targeted by state-sponsored spyware attacks
Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza
La presente guía de consejos sobre resiliencia digital elaborada por Access Now y SMEX fue diseñada para brindarles apoyo contra las amenazas denunciadas.
Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza
This digital resilience tipsheet compiled by Access Now and SMEX is designed to support you in defending against reported threats.
Joint letter: the Australian government must incorporate safeguards for encryption in the online safety codes
The Australian government must incorporate safeguards for end-to-end encryption in the online safety codes.
Bodily harms: how AI and biometrics curtail human rights
Biometric technologies are becoming increasingly interwoven into our everyday lives. A new Access Now report explores how AI is driving the adoption of ableist technologies that marginalize anyone who doesn’t fit into their definition of a “normal” body.
The digital identity toolkit
Developed by Access Now, this toolkit helps build the lexicon and framework around digital ID issues to facilitate a human rights approach.
Five years on, still no accountability for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder
Cambodia: Ministries should withdraw draft cybersecurity law which would threaten human rights and expose people to increased cyber threats
The draft Cybersecurity Law of Cambodia must be withdrawn because vague provisions undermine human rights and exposes people to increased cyber threats.
Australia inching towards needed privacy reforms, yet encryption at risk
Access Now urges the Australian government to develop draft legislation on privacy-impacting obligations and ensuring safeguards for encryption.