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Sage Cheng

Head of Design and Creative Production

As the Head of Design and Creative Production at Access Now, Sage Cheng leads the organization's design and creative strategy for campaigns and web development for digital engagement. With a problem-solving design thinking, she develops human-rights-centered user engagement, builds data visualization to amplify impact, and the brand identity for RightsCon since 2014. Sage has a background in advertising and publishing. Her previous work includes branding for NYC Department of Education's iZone initiative and event design for Red Bull's Human Potential Institution. Sage holds a MFA in Communications Design from Pratt Institute. She practices art in her spare time to examine the relationship between human and machine, individual and society.
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How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election

2 Jan 2024

The 2024 Bangladesh election takes place on 7 January. Against a backdrop of myriad threats to digital freedoms and human rights online, we’re created a guide to help journalists, activists, and voters stay safe during the election period.

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How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election
2 Jan 2024
How to stay safe online during the 2024 Bangladesh election
Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill

Content and platform governance in times of crisis: applying international humanitarian, criminal, and human rights law

13 Dec 2023

This new report discusses the application of international humanitarian, criminal, and human rights law in content governance in crises.

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Content and platform governance in times of crisis: applying international humanitarian, criminal, and human rights law
13 Dec 2023
Content and platform governance in times of crisis: applying international humanitarian, criminal, and human rights law
Palestine Israel Digital Ceasefire; Gaza’s internet

فلسطين خارج التغطية: كيف تقطع إسرائيل الإنترنت عن غزة

24 Nov 2023

يقدّم هذا التقرير دراسة لحالة الإنترنت في قطاع غزة طوال شهر أكتوبر 2023 من خلال تحليلٍ حركة الإنترنت حسب مزوّدي خدمات الإنترنت في مختلف مواقع القطاع.

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فلسطين خارج التغطية: كيف تقطع إسرائيل الإنترنت عن غزة
24 Nov 2023
فلسطين خارج التغطية: كيف تقطع إسرائيل الإنترنت عن غزة
Palestine Israel Digital Ceasefire; Gaza’s internet

Palestine unplugged: how Israel disrupts Gaza’s internet

10 Nov 2023

This report illustrates the state of Gaza’s internet throughout October 2023 by looking at internet traffic by ISPs and locations.

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Palestine unplugged: how Israel disrupts Gaza’s internet
10 Nov 2023
Palestine unplugged: how Israel disrupts Gaza’s internet
How to stay safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza

Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  

26 Oct 2023

La presente guía de consejos sobre resiliencia digital elaborada por Access Now y SMEX fue diseñada para brindarles apoyo contra las amenazas denunciadas.

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Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  
26 Oct 2023
Cómo protegerse en línea en el contexto del conflicto en Gaza  
How to stay safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza

Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  

24 Oct 2023

This digital resilience tipsheet compiled by Access Now and SMEX is designed to support you in defending against reported threats.

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Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  
24 Oct 2023
Staying safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza  
Digital Identity Toolkit

The digital identity toolkit

8 Oct 2023

Developed by Access Now, this toolkit helps build the lexicon and framework around digital ID issues to facilitate a human rights approach.

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The digital identity toolkit
8 Oct 2023
The digital identity toolkit
Watermark and generative AI

Identifying generative AI content: when and how watermarking can help uphold human rights

28 Sep 2023

Access Now’s paper on how we can identify content produced by generative AI tools. One solution being touted is watermarking – but what are the human rights risks?

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Identifying generative AI content: when and how watermarking can help uphold human rights
28 Sep 2023
Identifying generative AI content: when and how watermarking can help uphold human rights
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The U.S. must outlaw deceptive designs

6 Jun 2023

Access Now is proactively providing principles for lawmakers seeking to regulate deceptive interface designs in the U.S.

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The U.S. must outlaw deceptive designs
6 Jun 2023
The U.S. must outlaw deceptive designs
deceptive designs US lawmakers

No more deceptive designs: recommendations for U.S. lawmakers 

6 Jun 2023

Read Access Now’s set of recommendations for US lawmakers seeking to protect people from deceptive designs.

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No more deceptive designs: recommendations for U.S. lawmakers 
6 Jun 2023
No more deceptive designs: recommendations for U.S. lawmakers