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Shaping the next 20 years of digital rights in Europe
As we mark the 20th anniversary of EDRi, the European Digital Rights network, it’s an apt moment to reflect on the story of digital rights in Europe so far, and to ask the question: how can we better equip Europe for the human rights challenges of the digital age?
Open letter: Ghana’s new anti-LGBTQ+ bill threatens human rights
Through an open letter, Access Now and partners call on Ghana’s Parliament to immediately reject the new anti-LGBTQ+ bill.
Put human rights first: Ghana’s parliament must reject repressive anti-LGBTQ+ bill
Access Now and partners call on Ghana’s parliament to immediately reject the new repressive anti-LGBTQ+ bill.
Guatemala, Honduras y El Salvador se abstienen de entregar información sobre el tratamiento de datos biométricos de personas migrantes
Guatemala, Honduras y El Salvador denegaron información sobre los acuerdos para el tratamiento de datos biométricos de personas migrantes.
Technology for Democracy at the second U.S. Summit: an update on our progress
How Union budget 2023 may foster greater violations of privacy
TikTok accused by privacy watchdog of tracking user emotions to sell advertising slots
EU negotiations on AI systems must #ProtectNotSurveil people on the move
Access Now calls on the European Parliament to #ProtectNotSurveil people on the move in the Artificial Intelligence Act.
လူမှုကွန်ရက် အသုံးပြုသူများကို စစ်ကောင်စီ ပိုမို ခြိမ်းခြောက်လာ
Privacy first: TikTok’s “Focused View” needs immediate review
Access Now is demanding TikTok clarifies how it applies EU laws and human rights safeguards when using its new feature, “Focused View.”
Open letter: TikTok’s ‘Focused View’ feature must respect human rights law
In an open letter, Access Now is demanding TikTok clarifies how it applies human rights law when using its new feature, “Focused View.”
Tunisia’s government must open the Mobile ID black box
Tunisia’s Mobile ID program is opaque and risks undermining users’ data protection and privacy. The government must share details of the program to foster trust and transparency.
European Parliament takes important step to protect privacy and freedom of expression in political ads legislation
Access Now welcomes the European Parliament’s position on the Regulation on political ads, but calls for stronger protective language.