Access Now on the Christchurch Call: rights, wrongs, and what’s next
Governments and tech companies have published the Christchurch Call with the aim of eliminating violent and extremist content online. Civil society needs to be a central part of crafting a rights-respecting implementation.
Internet rights in focus: 38th session of the Human Rights Council
Our joint review with APC of the internet and human rights issues at stake in the 38th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, June 18-July 6
Where you can find Access Now at CPDP 2018
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Access Now responds to Special Rapporteur Kaye on “Content Regulation in the Digital Age”
Governments are coercing private internet intermediaries to police and regulate online content. Here’s how companies can meet their obligation to respect human rights.
Access Now at the 2017 Internet Governance Forum
Here’s where we will be at IGF 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland on December 18-21.
Saving our agnostic internet, part I: censorship and free expression
Governments globally are pushing companies to “do more” to address harmful speech online. Any approach must bolster, not undermine, human rights.
Trump administration doubles down on alarming social media tracking practices
The U.S. is already asking foreign travelers for their social media information at the border. Now that request may become a requirement.
Jordan is arresting people for criticizing the government on social media
The government is using terrorism as an excuse to clamp down on human rights. This has to stop.
It’s 2017. Where are your digital rights?
A look back at the battle for digital rights in 2016, and our five “resolutions” for the year ahead.
Companies that partner to counter “violent extremism” online must also collaborate to respect rights
Tech companies should not address the problem of “terrorist” content through private enforcement schemes that fail to meet human rights standards.