Tag: Digital Security Helpline
به روز رسانی ایران و خط کمک امنیت دیجیتال
Information on Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline and requests for assistance from Iran.
What encryption is, and why Kenyans should keep using it
In this blog, we examine what end-to-end encryption is, how it works, and why Kenyans should keep using it.
Who we hurt when we attack encryption
Encryption is a vital tool for keeping human rights defenders safe from powerful adversaries. Case studies from Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline show how strong encryption makes the world safer for everyone.
Four strategies to defend encryption and our human rights
When we fight for encryption, we fight for human rights. It enables us to stay safe online, and communicate privately and freely. Yet governments keep pushing to undermine it, and companies are caving in. Here are four ways encryption advocates can push back.
Online safety resources for Afghanistan’s human rights defenders
At U.N. meeting, Access Now stresses cybersecurity must center and protect civil society
At a meeting Tuesday of the United Nations Open-ended Working Group (OEWG), we provided civil society input on a proposed report that addresses cybersecurity. We strongly support the OEWG report, but we believe governments can do better.
Six Latin American activist organizations you can support for International Women’s Day
On International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the hard work of six activist organizations in Latin America that are making digital spaces safer for women during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
Warning: repressive regimes are using DMCA takedown demands to censor activists
Repressive regimes — from Nicaragua to Tanzania to Ecuador and beyond — are adding to their toolbox of strategies for censorship of critical voices and independent journalism online.
New U.N. “Roadmap” on tech: only useful if we drive “digital cooperation” forward
What role can the United Nations play in shaping the future of digital rights? A new Roadmap for Digital Cooperation aims to galvanize efforts to “connect, respect, and protect people in the digital age.” Will it work?
Rights groups to Facebook on Tunisia’s “disappeared” accounts: we’re still waiting for answers
After Facebook disabled 60+ accounts of Tunisian users, we and our partners wrote the company to ask why. We’re still waiting for a full and public response.