DSA: the war on Gaza is not an excuse to silence people online
The EU’s fast-tracked “solution” to the spread of illegal content online could result in long-term consequences to freedom of speech.
DSA is not a censorship tool: Commissioner Breton must clarify blocking statement
Civil society is demanding clarity on Commissioner Breton’s suggestion that arbitrary blocking of online platforms could be enforced under the DSA.
Civil society gets its confirmation from EU Commissioner: no internet shutdowns under DSA
Commissioner Breton clarified that internet shutdowns are not lawful under the DSA except under extreme circumstances.
Access Now’s response to Commissioner Breton’s letter: Priorities and dialogue on DSA enforcement
Access Now responds to Commissioner Breton’s letter and seeks dialogue on DSA enforcement.
Civil society statement: Commissioner Breton needs to clarify comments about the DSA allowing for platform blocking
Requesting clarification recent comments suggesting that blocking of online platforms could be an enforceable and justified measure under the DSA.
Letter to Commissioner Breton on the “fair share” consultation
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.
Is the EU protecting people from Pegasus spyware?
Spyware like Pegasus threatens human rights and democracy. The EU must act to protect people from the harmful impact of such surveillance tools.
Surveillance tech: EU Commission failed to protect human rights in Africa
Access Now supports the European Ombudsman’s findings that the EU failed to ensure the protection of human rights in the transfers of technology with potential surveillance capacity via the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa.
Joint statement: The EU AI Act must protect people on the move
The EU AI Act must protect all people from harmful uses of AI systems, regardless of their migration status.