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.
Why shareholders don’t trust Big Tech — and how to fix that
As we enter the 2023 AGM season, we look at what shareholder proposals for Big Tech companies Amazon, Alphabet, and Meta reveal about the companies’ capacity to mitigate risk and ensure accountability for emerging tech like AI.
Post-Roe, civil society calls on data brokers to do no harm
Access Now, Amnesty International USA, and Fight for the Future called on four geolocation data brokers to ensure their practices are not harming the privacy and reproductive rights of people seeking abortions.
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.
Meta, Alphabet, and Amazon: A shareholder’s guide to supporting human rights
We urge Meta, Alphabet, and Amazon shareholders to support greater accountability for the companies’ human rights impacts.
Civil society to Amazon: Terminate your contract to host dangerous U.S. DHS biometric database
Access Now and a coalition of rights organizations urge Amazon Web Services to end its HART database contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Sociedad civil a Amazon: Terminen su contrato para alojar la peligrosa base de datos biométrica del DHS de EE. UU.
Why we don’t like Amazon Ring
Amazon Ring video doorbells are amplifying discrimination, one sensor at a time. We unpack how Ring-police partnerships threaten human rights and what you can do to combat surveillance.
They can hear you: 6 ways tech is listening to you
Voice recognition technology often violates human rights, and it’s popping up more and more. Recently we’ve called out Spotify for their dangerous voice recognition tech, and a lot more companies are up to the same shady tactics.