Democracy needs privacy: ban rights-violating spyware in India now
India must implement a ban on the use of rights-abusing commercial spyware and make a commitment to reform the country’s surveillance laws.
At the U.N., a new push to end surveillance of protesters — and protect their lawyers
Digital surveillance is threatening the right to protest worldwide. U.N. human rights expert Clément Voule is fighting for strong encryption and tight restrictions on the use of spyware. Here’s why that push is important for human rights lawyers and the activists they represent.
New EU dual use export control rules finally adopted, but leave a lot of room for improvement
After years of review, the EU Parliament finally adopted new export controls for dual use tools enabling surveillance and censorship. But it’s not enough.
Egypt: more than 500 sites blocked ahead of the presidential election
Egypt’s severe online censorship and crackdown on civil society threatens human rights during the election period.