Vietnam’s identity verification mandate will violate international human rights
Viet Nam’s Identity Verification Mandate will Violate International Human Rights.
Money talks: Twitter’s financial backers must use their power to mitigate risks of Musk takeover
Shareholders and financial institutions must withhold their approval for Twitter’s sale to Elon Musk unless human rights safeguards are in place.
At the U.N., a new push to end surveillance of protesters — and protect their lawyers
Digital surveillance is threatening the right to protest worldwide. U.N. human rights expert Clément Voule is fighting for strong encryption and tight restrictions on the use of spyware. Here’s why that push is important for human rights lawyers and the activists they represent.
To protect privacy in the digital age, world governments can and must do more
The latest U.N. privacy resolution does not go far enough, missing the opportunity to respond firmly to the human rights threats posed by systemic racism, artificial intelligence, facial recognition technology, and other key technological and social developments.
EU Court decides on two major “right to be forgotten” cases: there are no winners here
Despite widespread reporting that two recent rulings on the “right to be forgotten” represent a victory for Google and free expression, concerns remain about human rights and the power of private companies to decide how content is discovered online.
Open letter to Michelle Bachelet, new High Commissioner for Human Rights
We identify six areas for digital rights in which the new U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights could have a key and definitive voice during her tenure.