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Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill

Why the EU’s new political advertising rules won’t protect the next European elections 

15 Feb 2024

The EU recently approved new rules intended to make political advertising more transparent. But will they deliver in time for June’s European elections?

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Why the EU’s new political advertising rules won’t protect the next European elections 
15 Feb 2024
Why the EU’s new political advertising rules won’t protect the next European elections 
Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill

Open letter: EU must ensure European Media Freedom Act protects media independence and plurality

9 Feb 2023

A coalition of organisations calls on the EU to ensure that the European Media Freedom Act protects media independence and plurality.

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Open letter: EU must ensure European Media Freedom Act protects media independence and plurality
9 Feb 2023
Open letter: EU must ensure European Media Freedom Act protects media independence and plurality
Govern AI to help people

EU negotiations on AI systems must #ProtectNotSurveil people on the move

9 Feb 2023

Access Now calls on the European Parliament to #ProtectNotSurveil people on the move in the Artificial Intelligence Act.

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EU negotiations on AI systems must #ProtectNotSurveil people on the move
9 Feb 2023
EU negotiations on AI systems must #ProtectNotSurveil people on the move
Access Now welcomes the European Parliament's position on the Regulation on political ads

European Parliament takes important step to protect privacy and freedom of expression in political ads legislation

2 Feb 2023

Access Now welcomes the European Parliament’s position on the Regulation on political ads, but calls for stronger protective language.

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European Parliament takes important step to protect privacy and freedom of expression in political ads legislation
2 Feb 2023
European Parliament takes important step to protect privacy and freedom of expression in political ads legislation
Press under Attack – Digital Strategies to Intimidate Journalists in Latin America

Is the EU protecting people from Pegasus spyware?

17 Jan 2023

Spyware like Pegasus threatens human rights and democracy. The EU must act to protect people from the harmful impact of such surveillance tools.

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Is the EU protecting people from Pegasus spyware?
17 Jan 2023
Is the EU protecting people from Pegasus spyware?
AI Act

Joint statement: The EU AI Act must protect people on the move

6 Dec 2022

The EU AI Act must protect all people from harmful uses of AI systems, regardless of their migration status.

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Joint statement: The EU AI Act must protect people on the move
6 Dec 2022
Joint statement: The EU AI Act must protect people on the move
AI Act

EU AI Act must protect all people, regardless of migration status

6 Dec 2022

Access Now and partners call on the EU to ensure the AI Act protects all people, regardless of their migration status.

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EU AI Act must protect all people, regardless of migration status
6 Dec 2022
EU AI Act must protect all people, regardless of migration status
Artificial intelligence image AI

EU Parliament’s draft of AI Act: predictive policing is banned, but work remains to protect people’s rights

4 May 2022

Access Now welcomes banning individual risk assessment for predictive policing in the AI Act, but other practices that undermine human rights are omitted. 

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EU Parliament’s draft of AI Act: predictive policing is banned, but work remains to protect people’s rights
4 May 2022
EU Parliament’s draft of AI Act: predictive policing is banned, but work remains to protect people’s rights
The EU must hold VLOPs accountable

EU’s political deal on the Digital Services Act step in the right direction, but some questions remain

26 Apr 2022

While Access Now welcomes the DSA’s human rights-centric framework, there are gaps that must be addressed.

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EU’s political deal on the Digital Services Act step in the right direction, but some questions remain
26 Apr 2022
EU’s political deal on the Digital Services Act step in the right direction, but some questions remain
The EU must hold VLOPs accountable

What’s next for the EU’s DSA?

21 Feb 2022

The European Parliament has adopted its position on the proposed DSA. We explain where we are in the negotiations and what is coming next.

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What’s next for the EU’s DSA?
21 Feb 2022
What’s next for the EU’s DSA?