Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity
Weapons of control, shields of impunity: Internet shutdowns in 2022
Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition documented 187 internet shutdowns in 2022, across a record-setting 35 countries.
Dear Apple shareholders: you have the power to ensure “People Come First” globally
Ahead of Apple’s annual shareholder meeting, we are urging Apple shareholders to demand the company provide meaningful transparency on government censorship demands — all around the world. Here’s why every shareholder should vote yes on Shareholder Proposal 6.
It’s time to take away Trump’s internet kill switch
U.S. President Trump’s willingness to flaunt his emergency powers could make it easier for him to shut down the internet.
‘Every smile you fake’ — an AI emotion-recognition system can assess how ‘happy’ China’s workers are in the office
What spy firm Cellebrite can’t hide from investors
Cellebrite could soon get a greenlight to go public, rewarding its facilitation of human rights abuses across the globe with more power and money. We map these abuses, show how Cellebrite’s human rights compliance has failed, and urge investors to require the company to improve its compliance or lose the deal.
Welcome to the splinternet – where freedom of expression is suppressed and repressed, and Big Brother is watching
300+ NGOs to United Nations: intervene on China’s human rights abuses
Access Now and 320 other NGOs and civil society actors, call on U.N. bodies to take immediate action, and put an end to China’s rampant human rights violations.