#WhyID: international actors in Afghanistan must clean up, restrict dangerous biometric trail
#WhyID: Access Now and civil society is calling on international actors to take immediate action to restrict and secure biometric data in Afghanistan.
#KeepItOn: new election handbook to fight back against internet shutdowns
To help people fight back against election internet shutdowns, Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition is releasing a new internet shutdowns and elections handbook.
Warning: repressive regimes are using DMCA takedown demands to censor activists
Repressive regimes — from Nicaragua to Tanzania to Ecuador and beyond — are adding to their toolbox of strategies for censorship of critical voices and independent journalism online.
Save the Date: RightsCon Online 2020, July 27 – 31
Lina Ben Mhenni, rest in power
On January 27th, renowned Tunisian blogger and human rights defender Lina Ben Mhenni passed away. In honor of her contributions to human rights, we share some of her accomplishments in defending freedom of expression and fighting against internet censorship.
New report: FinFisher changes tactics to hook critics
It’s been over five years since Citizen Lab first exposed the use of FinFisher surveillance malware to target Bahraini activists. The use of FinFisher spyware against critics has not stopped.