It’s not a glitch: how Meta systematically censors Palestinian voices
This Access Now report documented cases of how Meta censors Palestinian voices on Facebook and Instagram.
UNESCO’s guidelines for governing digital platforms: our remaining concerns
Access Now has been following with concern UNESCO’s efforts to create global content governance guidelines. With the release of the final version, our concerns persist.
Directrices de la UNESCO para la gobernanza de las plataformas digitales: las discusiones pendientes
Access Now ha seguido con preocupación los esfuerzos liderados por la UNESCO para crear unas directrices globales para la regulación de las plataformas digitales.
Fundamental rights impact assessments are key for effective DSA enforcement
Under the EU DSA, companies designated as VLOPs or VLOSEs must assess fundamental rights risks stemming from their services. Access Now and ECNL have published a new policy paper to support enforcement of this requirement.
VLOPs or flops: Is Big Tech dodging accountability in the EU?
The EU asked tech companies to share their user numbers in order to see who qualifies as a Very Large Online Platform (VLOP) under the Digital Services Act (DSA) rules. But the numbers don’t add up.
FAQ: how the EU plans to protect media freedom
Freedom of the press is under threat. In this FAQ, we analyse the EU’s latest proposal for a European Media Freedom Act, which aims to safeguard media freedom, independence and plurality.
Indonesia: Hold public consultations on the revised draft of the Criminal Code and repeal restrictive provisions
Civil society calls on Indonesia to repeal recent amendments to the Criminal Code. Expanded defamation provisions will curtail civic freedoms – both offline and online.
The Digital Services Act: your guide to the EU’s new content moderation rules
The EU Digital Services Act has finally arrived. We unpack what this law contains and the changes people can expect to see from 2024 onwards.