Israel’s digital occupation of Palestine
Access Now calls for a physical and digital ceasefire for Palestinians currently under seige in Gaza and facing online attacks around the world. We stand in solidarity with all those impacted by this conflict.
UNESCO’s guidelines for governing digital platforms: our remaining concerns
Access Now has been following with concern UNESCO’s efforts to create global content governance guidelines. With the release of the final version, our concerns persist.
Directrices de la UNESCO para la gobernanza de las plataformas digitales: las discusiones pendientes
Access Now ha seguido con preocupación los esfuerzos liderados por la UNESCO para crear unas directrices globales para la regulación de las plataformas digitales.
Las personas migrantes en Latinoamérica están siendo vigiladas por sus gobiernos
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.
#KeepItOn in conflict: the human impact of internet shutdowns in Amhara region, Ethiopia
This 11 stories from Ethiopian people tells the human impact of internet shutdowns in the Amhara region of Ethiopia in the past 100+ days.
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
Adiós a la opacidad: la Corte Constitucional de Colombia resolvió la sentencia sobre interrupciones a los servicios de internet
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.
Watermarking & generative AI: what, how, why (and why not)
How can we identify content produced by generative AI tools? One solution being touted is watermarking – but what are the human rights risks?
Where to find Access Now at FIFAfrica 2023
Fundamental rights impact assessments are key for effective DSA enforcement
Under the EU DSA, companies designated as VLOPs or VLOSEs must assess fundamental rights risks stemming from their services. Access Now and ECNL have published a new policy paper to support enforcement of this requirement.
The world must not forget Mahsa Amini
It has been a year since Mahsa Amini died while in the custody of Iran’s “morality police,” leading to waves of protests across the country – and a subsequent crackdown by the country’s rulers against dissent, both offline and online. We’ve mapped some of the troubling trends in Iran’s digital authoritarian playbook.
El Salvador: cómo los datos poco fiables acorralan a las personas migrantes en Estados Unidos
El Salvador: how dirty data entraps immigrants to the U.S.
The U.S. is using unreliable information from El Salvador for immigration processes, entrapping innocent immigrants. It’s time to stop dirty data-sharing agreements, reform the process, and protect people’s rights.