Holding Biden to account: Access Now’s new tool tracks digital rights, tech policy
On the day of Joe Biden’s inauguration, Access Now launches a new online tool to track how well the incoming administration addresses key digital rights issues, including data protection, net neutrality, disinformation, and facial recognition.
U.S. DOJ pressure on Apple will undermine encryption, harm human rights
The U.S. Department of Justice is asking Apple to re-engineer the iPhone operating system so it is more vulnerable to a brute-force attack, citing the need to fight terrorism. This dangerous request runs contrary to international human rights law and provides political cover for oppressive regimes to seek the same authority.