Region: United States, United States of America
The U.S. must outlaw deceptive designs
Access Now is proactively providing principles for lawmakers seeking to regulate deceptive interface designs in the U.S.
Attention Amazon: your shareholders want you to protect human rights
As Big Tech’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) season approaches, Amazon shareholders are pushing for changes to protect human rights. Here are the shareholder proposals we support.
Access Now joins the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Access Now has joined the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (LCCHR), a long-standing coalition of more than 230 organizations committed to advancing and protecting all persons’ civil and human rights in the United States.
U.S. Congress must oppose EARN IT Act, uphold freedom of expression and privacy
Access Now is calling on the U.S. Congress to protect freedom of expression and privacy by opposing the EARN IT Act.
132 Rights Groups Warn EARN IT Act Threatens Online Privacy and Free Speech
To defend democracy, stand up for civil society
As governments, businesses, and civil society organizations gather for the 2nd U.S. Summit for Democracy, our message is clear: to defend democracy in the digital age, states must stand up for civil society, online and off.
No to spyware: Biden administration bars U.S. federal government from using rights-abusing tech
In a significant victory for human rights, the U.S. is barring operational use of foreign or domestic commercial spyware by all federal agencies, unless they meet stringent requirements.
New U.S. Cybersecurity Strategy: a strong step forward, with room for improvement
Access Now commends the U.S.’s National Cybersecurity Strategy that centers “respect for human rights,” but it still falls short on collaboration with stakeholders abroad.
How the world’s biggest investors could transform Big Tech
This year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) season for the tech sector has come and gone, but the results for Meta, Alphabet, and Amazon tell a surprisingly hopeful story for digital rights advocates.
Alaa Abd El Fattah RightsCon Keynote Address – 2011
Alaa Abd El Fattah, prominent Egyptian activist gives a keynote address on the first day of RightsCon at Silicon Valley.