Tag: Business & Human Rights
To defend democracy, stand up for civil society
As governments, businesses, and civil society organizations gather for the 2nd U.S. Summit for Democracy, our message is clear: to defend democracy in the digital age, states must stand up for civil society, online and off.
When sanctions undermine human rights online
Sanctions are a preferred foreign policy tool for many states. But they can also harm human rights. Governments, businesses, and civil society must align to protect human rights and democratic values through international sanctions regimes.
Why we need human rights impact assessments for AI
What are human rights impact assessments? Our new report explains how improving human rights assessments for AI can help ensure these systems respect human rights.
Exigimos que las personas puedan #MigrarSinVigilancia: ¡No a la recolección e intercambio masivo de datos biométricos de personas migrantes!
RDR Scorecard: How Amazon, Google, Meta, and more rank on human rights in 2022
The 2022 Ranking Digital Rights’ Big Tech Scorecard shows that the world’s largest tech companies still need to work toward meeting their human rights obligations.
Mailchimp is still silencing activists in Russia
When Mailchimp left Russia, we warned the company not to cut off Russian civil society. Today, it’s still silencing pro-democracy and anti-war voices, ignoring human rights guidance.
Track and target: FAQ on Myanmar CCTV cameras and facial recognition
The military junta in Myanmar is rolling out China-made CCTV cameras with facial recognition capabilities to intensify surveillance against the people.
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.
Access Now’s statement on Myanmar during the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar’s Oral Progress Report
Alaa Abd El Fattah RightsCon Keynote Address – 2011
Alaa Abd El Fattah, prominent Egyptian activist gives a keynote address on the first day of RightsCon at Silicon Valley.