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EU policymakers: regulate police technology!
Civil society calls on EU policymakers to regulate policy technology.
Fundamental rights impact assessments are key for effective DSA enforcement
Under the EU DSA, companies designated as VLOPs or VLOSEs must assess fundamental rights risks stemming from their services. Access Now and ECNL have published a new policy paper to support enforcement of this requirement.
The world must not forget Mahsa Amini
It has been a year since Mahsa Amini died while in the custody of Iran’s “morality police,” leading to waves of protests across the country – and a subsequent crackdown by the country’s rulers against dissent, both offline and online. We’ve mapped some of the troubling trends in Iran’s digital authoritarian playbook.
Hacking Meduza: Pegasus spyware used to target Putin’s critic
The publisher of Russian independent media org Meduza was hacked with NSO’s Pegasus spyware. As both Russia and Latvia are potential culprits, Access Now demands accountability and sanctions.
Exiled media under attack: Access Now documents first-time use of Pegasus against Russian journalist
A new investigation by Access Now and Citizen Lab reveals first-time use of Pegasus spyware against exiled Russian media.
Authorities in Ethiopia must restore internet access in Amhara
Preserving freedom in crisis: Ethiopia’s internet shutdowns must not become the norm
Authorities in Ethiopia must stop the trend of internet shutdowns and restore access to the internet in Amhara.
Joint statement: EU legislators must close dangerous loophole in AI Act
Big Tech has lobbied to introduce a major loophole to the EU AI Act’s high-risk classification process. We call on EU legislators to maintain a high level of protection in the AI Act.