Digital rights groups team up for day of action against NSA surveillance
10 Jan 2014
Report finds Google, Yahoo and Microsoft compliant with privacy and free speech guidelines
8 Jan 2014
Berners-Lee calls for ‘ordinary people’ to protect web
5 Dec 2013
Announcing the 2014 Access Innovation Prize
26 Nov 2013 •
Access is pleased to announce the 2014 Access Innovation Prize is now open to submissions! We want to support projects making innovative tools and services that help users access human rights they may not otherwise be able to enjoy. The winner of the award will be announced at RightsCon: Silicon Valley in March.
Human rights groups urge UN to discourage mass digital surveillance
22 Nov 2013
Expanding into Myanmar, telcos must confront ethical questions
7 Mar 2013 •
As Burma solicits bids from telcos to build out its telecommunications infrastructure, the country is making it clear that they’re open for business.
Civil society groups call for full, multistakeholder participation at upcoming WTPF
21 Feb 2013 •
Access and 20 civil society organizations have published an open letter to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), pushing the UN body to ensure meaningful and sustainable civil society participation at the upcoming World Telecommunication Policy Forum (WTPF).
WCIT WATCH: Members of civil society issue a post-WCIT statement
3 Jan 2013 •
Shortly after the end of the World Conference on International Telecommunications members of civil society issued a statement regarding the new International Telecommunication Regulations and the future of multi-stakeholder engagement with the International Telecommunication Union.