Access Now joins open letter on Facebook’s end-to-end encryption plans
This week Access Now joined the open letter by the Center for Democracy & Technology to urge Facebook to continue to increase end-to-end security across its messaging services, in the face of government efforts to weaken it and hurt the human rights of countless users.
Australian digital rights organizations defend encryption
Access Now and Digital Rights Watch call on Facebook to resist “Five Eyes” government over-reach and breach of basic human rights and ensure their users private communications and the best possible security online.
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.
In Australia, an inflection point for human rights
Experts across fields and sectors will converge in Sydney for the Human Rights and Technology conference hosted by the Australian Human Rights Commission. We’ll be there.
Governments want encryption backdoors: new report examines the legal and policy implications
Access Now released a new report that concludes that any policy mandating backdoors into encrypted products “would likely be effective for only a minimal time, would be substantially costly, and might harm security in general.”
The European Commission is thinking… about government hacking
Europe is exploring ways to bypass MLATs. Any system for cross-border access to data must increase protections for fundamental rights.
Mixed messages: crypto and other closed-door conversations in the EU
Here’s we’ve learned so far about EU plans for encryption and other digital security measures.
EU ministers are targeting encryption. We need to know more.
Encryption is under threat in the European Union.