EU policymakers: regulate police technology!
Civil society calls on EU policymakers to regulate policy technology.
Fundamental rights impact assessments are key for effective DSA enforcement
Under the EU DSA, companies designated as VLOPs or VLOSEs must assess fundamental rights risks stemming from their services. Access Now and ECNL have published a new policy paper to support enforcement of this requirement.
Joint statement: EU legislators must close dangerous loophole in AI Act
Big Tech has lobbied to introduce a major loophole to the EU AI Act’s high-risk classification process. We call on EU legislators to maintain a high level of protection in the AI Act.
From crisis to conflict, we must defend digital rights when people need them most
People feel restrictions on digital rights most intensely in situations of crisis, conflict, or disaster. Here’s how we are safeguarding people’s digital rights in times of both war and peace.
Access Now at CPDP 2023: where to find us
If you’re attending the annual Computers, Privacy & Data Protection (CPDP) conference, find out more about where to find Access Now on the ground.
VLOPs or flops: Is Big Tech dodging accountability in the EU?
The EU asked tech companies to share their user numbers in order to see who qualifies as a Very Large Online Platform (VLOP) under the Digital Services Act (DSA) rules. But the numbers don’t add up.
How to get rid of targeted ads on TikTok (only in the EU)
If you are in the EU, here are the simple three steps to opt out from TikTok’s targeted ads.
Shaping the next 20 years of digital rights in Europe
As we mark the 20th anniversary of EDRi, the European Digital Rights network, it’s an apt moment to reflect on the story of digital rights in Europe so far, and to ask the question: how can we better equip Europe for the human rights challenges of the digital age?
EU AI Act must protect all people, regardless of migration status
Access Now and partners call on the EU to ensure the AI Act protects all people, regardless of their migration status.
FAQ: how the EU plans to protect media freedom
Freedom of the press is under threat. In this FAQ, we analyse the EU’s latest proposal for a European Media Freedom Act, which aims to safeguard media freedom, independence and plurality.