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#KeepItOn during elections

Taxonomy of a shutdown: 8 ways governments restrict access to the internet, and how to #KeepItOn

2 Jun 2022

Our new guide explains the technology behind network interference to help people prepare for, circumvent, and document internet shutdowns.

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Taxonomy of a shutdown: 8 ways governments restrict access to the internet, and how to #KeepItOn
2 Jun 2022
Taxonomy of a shutdown: 8 ways governments restrict access to the internet, and how to #KeepItOn
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#KeepItOn: How to stop internet shutdowns in Ukraine

17 Mar 2022

Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine includes cyberattacks and deliberate disruptions to the internet that are exacerbating the humanitarian crisis.

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#KeepItOn: How to stop internet shutdowns in Ukraine
17 Mar 2022
#KeepItOn: How to stop internet shutdowns in Ukraine
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Not good enough: Apple, Google bow to government pressure, censor content during Russian elections

21 Sep 2021

The Russian elections were held on the weekend, and authorities — with the complicity of Big Tech — censored the population.

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Not good enough: Apple, Google bow to government pressure, censor content during Russian elections
21 Sep 2021
Not good enough: Apple, Google bow to government pressure, censor content during Russian elections

Nos données, notre démocratie: comment assurer l’intégrité des élections en Tunisie

13 Sep 2019

La protection des données et la sécurité numérique sont des questions sérieuses pour les élections en Tunisie, mais augmenter votre sécurité peut être amusant (promis). Suivez ces conseils pour préserver l’intégrité des élections et défendre la démocratie.

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Nos données, notre démocratie: comment assurer l’intégrité des élections en Tunisie
13 Sep 2019
Nos données, notre démocratie: comment assurer l’intégrité des élections en Tunisie

Our data, our democracy: yes, you can help keep Tunisian elections secure!

13 Sep 2019

Data protection and digital security are serious issues for Tunisia’s elections, but increasing your security can be fun (we promise). Use these tips to help safeguard the integrity of the election and defend democracy.

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Our data, our democracy: yes, you can help keep Tunisian elections secure!
13 Sep 2019
Our data, our democracy: yes, you can help keep Tunisian elections secure!

Dirty tricks reported during Malaysian election

9 May 2018

Reports through our Digital Security Helpline indicate that the mobile phones of opposition politicians and activists are being targeted with DDoS attacks — effectively making their phones useless to communicate.

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Dirty tricks reported during Malaysian election
9 May 2018
Dirty tricks reported during Malaysian election

Cyber attacks increasing against civil society in Azerbaijan ahead of election

9 Feb 2018

Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline has observed a spike in the number of attacks on civil society in Azerbaijan. If you need help with your digital security, reach out now.

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Cyber attacks increasing against civil society in Azerbaijan ahead of election
9 Feb 2018
Cyber attacks increasing against civil society in Azerbaijan ahead of election

No, Liberia wasn’t forced offline. Yes, we still need a stronger internet.

8 Nov 2016

A more resilient internet is an internet that will better safeguard free expression and human rights.

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No, Liberia wasn’t forced offline. Yes, we still need a stronger internet.
8 Nov 2016
No, Liberia wasn’t forced offline. Yes, we still need a stronger internet.
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Help us fight for free expression in 2016

22 Dec 2015

Our Digital Security Helpline supports civil society across the globe. Help us do even more in 2016!

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Help us fight for free expression in 2016
22 Dec 2015
Help us fight for free expression in 2016
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Defending users at risk from DDoS attacks: An evolving challenge

3 Sep 2015

Gustaf Björksten discusses the evolving challenge of helping Digital Security Helpline clients fight off Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

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Defending users at risk from DDoS attacks: An evolving challenge
3 Sep 2015
Defending users at risk from DDoS attacks: An evolving challenge