How to get rid of targeted ads on TikTok (only in the EU)
If you are in the EU, here are the simple three steps to opt out from TikTok’s targeted ads.
In Cameroon and Spain, network shutdowns and interference as violence erupts
Spain imports internet shutdowns to Europe, as Cameroon disrupts the internet again, with shocking violence in both countries.
FAQ on Google’s “right to be forgotten”
What is the Google Spain court case on the “right to be forgotten”? What are the implications of this ruling for privacy? Find out by reading our FAQ!
Privacy-invasive tracking headers a global trend, new report finds
Access released our new report, “The Rise of Mobile Tracking Headers: How Telcos Around the World Are Threatening Your Privacy,” an in-depth investigation into the global use of so-called “supercookies” or “permacookies” to track your web browsing.
Spain Targets Vulnerable Users on Eve of Review at UN Human Rights Council
The UN Human Rights Council will review the human rights record of the government of Spain on Wednesday as part of its Universal Periodic Review. Access calls on UN member states to recommend that Spain halt the criminalization of encryption, and to protect the rights of all users in the country.
Access Now Protests Targeting of RiseUp.net Users in Spain
Spanish law enforcement is claiming that the use RiseUp.net’s secure communication technologies justifies arrests and detainments. Access vehemently disagrees.
Three things you should know about the Google Spain case
On May 13th, the European Court of Justice ruled on the case between the Spanish citizen, Mario Costeja González and Google Spain, regarding the Spanish Data Protection Authority requests for the search engine to withdraw personal data relating to Mr Costeja González from its index and to prevent access to the data in the future.
Telefónica reports progress on privacy and free expression principles
On June 18, Telefónica published its 2013 Sustainability Report, to depict the company’s efforts to respect privacy, free expression, and other human rights, as well as social and environmental concerns, but fails to include many details.