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.
An open letter to the RightsCon community about RightsCon Costa Rica and what comes next
We explain the challenges and exclusion some participants faced, apologize and take accountability for our role, and share thoughts on the road ahead.
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.
Brazil must hold digital platforms accountable using human rights standards
Brasil: Contribuciones al debate sobre la responsabilidad y regulación de las plataformas digitales
desde Access Now y Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) preparamos un documento conjunto sobre las discusiones alrededor de el PL-2630
From crisis to conflict, we must defend digital rights when people need them most
People feel restrictions on digital rights most intensely in situations of crisis, conflict, or disaster. Here’s how we are safeguarding people’s digital rights in times of both war and peace.
Alphabet shareholders want more transparency, less complacency
What you need to know about generative AI and human rights
Generative AI has been all over the headlines. But what are the human rights implications? Get the facts in our generative AI FAQ.
Meta shareholders to company leaders: your business model hurts human rights
As the annual shareholder meeting approaches, Meta shareholders ask leadership to review the company’s targeted advertising business model and protect human rights.
Access Now at CPDP 2023: where to find us
If you’re attending the annual Computers, Privacy & Data Protection (CPDP) conference, find out more about where to find Access Now on the ground.
Attention Amazon: your shareholders want you to protect human rights
As Big Tech’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) season approaches, Amazon shareholders are pushing for changes to protect human rights. Here are the shareholder proposals we support.
Why shareholders don’t trust Big Tech — and how to fix that
As we enter the 2023 AGM season, we look at what shareholder proposals for Big Tech companies Amazon, Alphabet, and Meta reveal about the companies’ capacity to mitigate risk and ensure accountability for emerging tech like AI.
VLOPs or flops: Is Big Tech dodging accountability in the EU?
The EU asked tech companies to share their user numbers in order to see who qualifies as a Very Large Online Platform (VLOP) under the Digital Services Act (DSA) rules. But the numbers don’t add up.