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U.S. Senate must stop the biggest expansion of surveillance power in 20 years

U.S. Senate must stop the biggest expansion of surveillance power in 20 years

17 Apr 2024
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U.S. Senate must stop the biggest expansion of surveillance power in 20 years
17 Apr 2024
U.S. Senate must stop the biggest expansion of surveillance power in 20 years

Can the American Privacy Rights Act accomplish data minimization?

11 Apr 2024
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Can the American Privacy Rights Act accomplish data minimization?
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11 Apr 2024
Can the American Privacy Rights Act accomplish data minimization?
Global encryption day 2023

Nevada’s attack on end-to-end encryption is an attack on online safety

20 Mar 2024
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Nevada’s attack on end-to-end encryption is an attack on online safety
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20 Mar 2024
Nevada’s attack on end-to-end encryption is an attack on online safety
How to get rid of targeted ads on TikTok (only in the EU)

A TikTok ban could embolden authoritarian censorship, experts warn

17 Mar 2024
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A TikTok ban could embolden authoritarian censorship, experts warn
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17 Mar 2024
A TikTok ban could embolden authoritarian censorship, experts warn
smart borders

“Smart borders” and the making of a humanitarian crisis

13 Mar 2024
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“Smart borders” and the making of a humanitarian crisis
13 Mar 2024
“Smart borders” and the making of a humanitarian crisis
Global encryption day 2023

Children are no exception: Nevada must ensure end-to-end encryption for all

13 Mar 2024

Access Now joined an amicus brief urging the U.S. District Court to reject Nevada’s request to prevent Meta from offering end-to-end encryption on Facebook Messenger for people under 18 who use the service.

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Children are no exception: Nevada must ensure end-to-end encryption for all
13 Mar 2024
Children are no exception: Nevada must ensure end-to-end encryption for all
Bigger, bolder: U.S. slaps sanctions on spyware company and executives

Bigger, bolder: U.S. slaps sanctions on spyware company and executives

7 Mar 2024
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Bigger, bolder: U.S. slaps sanctions on spyware company and executives
7 Mar 2024
Bigger, bolder: U.S. slaps sanctions on spyware company and executives
Data protection

Data must be protected at home and abroad: Access Now calls for legislation following U.S. Executive Order

1 Mar 2024
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Data must be protected at home and abroad: Access Now calls for legislation following U.S. Executive Order
1 Mar 2024
Data must be protected at home and abroad: Access Now calls for legislation following U.S. Executive Order
U.S. blocklists Sandvine for enabling digital repression in Egypt

More accountability: U.S. blocklists Sandvine for enabling digital repression in Egypt

27 Feb 2024

Access Now applauds the U.S. government for blocklisting Sandvine for supplying the Egyptian government with technology that facilitated the targeting of human rights activists and politicians.

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More accountability: U.S. blocklists Sandvine for enabling digital repression in Egypt
27 Feb 2024
More accountability: U.S. blocklists Sandvine for enabling digital repression in Egypt
Hacking Meduza: Pegasus spyware used to target Putin’s critic

US rolls out visa restriction policy on people who abuse spyware to target journalists, activists

7 Feb 2024
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US rolls out visa restriction policy on people who abuse spyware to target journalists, activists
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7 Feb 2024
US rolls out visa restriction policy on people who abuse spyware to target journalists, activists