RightsCon spotlight: “The Privatised Panopticon: Workers’ Surveillance in the Digital Age”
4 Jun 2021 •
In a session with European Digital Rights at RightsCon, we will explore how surveillance technology can make your workplace function like a prison: a privatised panopticon that threatens labour movements and undermines human rights.
Ensuring Pakistan passes a privacy-protecting, user-centric data protection bill
19 May 2020 •
Access Now’s analysis of a draft data protection bill in Pakistan explains how it can be improved to better achieve its stated purpose.
Hard(ware) questions about government hacking: what if the Bloomberg story is true?
11 Oct 2018 •
The Bloomberg reports underscore a frightening reality: we’re not prepared for this kind of hardware attack. Governments and companies must work together to prevent them.
The Toronto Declaration: Protecting the rights to equality and non-discrimination in machine learning systems
16 May 2018 •
Open declaration by Amnesty International and Access Now, endorsed by Human Rights Watch and Wikimedia Foundation at RightsCon Toronto 2018
كامبريدج أناليتيكا: طريقة غير مشروعة للحصول على معطيات شخصية لـ 87 مليون شخص! تعرف على آخر المستجدات
10 Apr 2018
It’s not a bug, it’s a feature: How Cambridge Analytica demonstrates the desperate need for data protection
21 Mar 2018 •
It’s critically important to see the big picture of the scandal and work toward an online ecosystem that does not depend on harvesting users’ data instead of protecting it.
A closer look at China’s Cybersecurity Law — cybersecurity, or something else?
13 Dec 2017 •
The law not only undermines human rights, it is likely to make China’s internet less secure.
Understanding China’s Cybersecurity Law: flawed by design
5 Dec 2017 •
The law has been compared to Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, but it fails to safeguard the human rights of the people it’s supposed to protect.
At GCCS 2017, shallow conversation and lack of inclusion limit success
5 Dec 2017 •
The conference was a missed opportunity for engagement on critical issues that impact cybersecurity and human rights — but we’re not giving up.
A policy maker’s guide to the Global Conference on Cyberspace 2017
16 Nov 2017 •
Our new policy guide aims to help participants at GCCS 2017 fulfill its promise to strengthen global cybersecurity while protecting human rights.