Australia’s surveillance rabbit hole grows deeper
Australia is home to globally infamous anti-encryption legislation, the Assistance and Access Act, but its surveillance issues don’t begin or end there.
Cybersec and beyond! The digital rights battles Australia can win
Here’s how Australia can turn the ship around and strengthen its cybersecurity.
Access Now announces 2018 Villains of Human Rights
Our Villain Awards aim to shine light on the impact that the decisions of those in powerful positions can have on ordinary people, naming those who have had an especially harmful impact on human rights, and in particular on privacy and secure communications.
Lizzie O’Shea declared “Hero” for mobilizing the Australian public against the government’s anti-encryption legislation
Today, Access Now announces its selection of Australian human rights lawyer Lizzie O’Shea as a 2018 Human Rights Hero.
Australia joins Russia and China in undermining users’ security and threatening human rights
New legislation will undermine the security of communications platforms, threatening the rights to privacy and freedom of expression.
Protecting our privacy under the CLOUD: what new agreements should look like
The U.S. is currently in negotiations with the U.K. regarding a CLOUD Act data access agreement. Here’s what any new agreement should have to protect our rights.
What’s up Down Under: defending encryption in Australia
Australia asked for feedback on the draft Assistance and Access Bill, which threatens encryption and global cybersecurity. We made sure they heard from everyone we represent.