Courts must #KeepItOn to protect the right to education
Governments cite administration of education as a rationale for internet shutdowns during exams. Here’s why shutdowns are never compatible with the right to education.
Access Now tells the 9th Circuit Court: NSO Group cannot escape accountability in U.S. courts
Access Now and civil society partners join the WhatsApp v. NSO Group lawsuit by filing an amicus brief that discloses stories of those who survived the Pegasus spyware attack. The amici call for NSO to be held accountable for targeting civil society around the world.
From India to Rwanda, the victims of NSO Group’s WhatsApp hacking speak out
Five human rights defenders who suffered from the NSO Group WhatsApp hack have stepped forward to tell their stories — sharing how their governments used NSO Group’s products to surveil them, and consequences they have faced as a result.
ECOWAS Togo court decision: Internet access is a right that requires protection of the law
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Community Court has issued a pivotal decision for the right of freedom of expression in Togo and other West African States.
Prosecution of independent news site signals backslide on free expression in Malaysia
The Attorney General of Malaysia is pressing charges against Malaysiakini and its editor-in-chief to hold it liable for comments posted by its readers, putting free expression and press freedom at risk.
ECOWAS court fines Togo $3400 for its Internet shutdown of 2017
Data for sale in Brazil: Access Now files expert opinion in São Paulo metro facial recognition case
Yesterday, Access Now filed an expert opinion in a case brought by Brazilian consumer rights organisation IDEC against ViaQuatro, a concessionary of the São Paulo metro.
Landmark ruling in Brazil: Supreme Federal Court overturns executive order on massive data share
May 7, 2020 — a historic day for data protection and fundamental rights in Brazil.