Veto the SIM Card Registration Bill, Protect Fundamental Human Rights
Civil society calls on Philippine president Duterte to veto the mandatory sim card registration bill.
In the Philippines, GANDA Filipinas fights the culture of misogyny to let women and LGBTQI people speak out
Our interview with Naomi Fontanos, the executive director of Gender and Development Advocates Filipinas (GANDA), sheds light on how the organization works to strengthen the feminist and LGBTQI communities in The Philippines.
65 rights groups from 31 countries and regions open letter to Mark Zuckerberg citing issues with Internet.org
Platform violates Net Neutrality, harms security, and fails to provide true access to the internet, groups say.
First Day of RightsCon Southeast Asia Wraps on High Note
After a busy first day, the conference saw the launch of new principles on free expression and an important judgment from a high court in India.
Not the Place for FOMO: Opening Remarks from RightsCon Southeast Asia
Opening remarks from Access’ Executive Director Brett Solomon at RightsCon Southeast Asia.
RightsCon Southeast Asia Kicks Off Today in Manila
Today, hundreds of global civil society advocates, engineers, activists, lawyers, company representatives, and government officials are convening at the Crowne Plaza Galleria in Manila to discuss the internet and human rights.
Media Advisory: RightsCon Southeast Asia Next Week in Manila
Hundreds of technologists, companies, governments, and human rights advocates to convene in Manila to discuss privacy, security, corporate responsibility.
Why Companies Come to RightsCon
RightsCon is unique because we actively invite numerous stakeholders to the table, and this includes representatives from internet pioneers such as Google, Facebook, Yahoo!, LinkedIn, Twitter, Microsoft, and also telcos from around the world including Telenor and Smart. Why do we invite companies to join us? Because businesses impact human rights.
RightsCon Southeast Asia: New Frontiers in Digital Rights
Two weeks from now, Access will head to Manila to host RightsCon — our signature conference featuring digital rights activists, companies, government officials, technologists, and academics — together with our partners Engage Media and the Foundation for Media Alternatives. We’ll be tackling the most pressing issues affecting digital rights and the open internet.