Put privacy first: new FTC surveillance and data security rules must protect people
Access Now calls on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to protect people from harmful data practices and surveillance.
Compromise at last — U.S. bipartisan data privacy bill is positive step towards tackling discrimination
Access Now is encouraged by the introduction of the American Data Privacy and Protection Act.
Algorithmic decision-making in the U.S. needs accountability
Access Now endorses the Algorithmic Accountability Act of 2022, which will help combat algorithmic discrimination in defense of human rights.
Data protection in the United States: Where do we go from here?
We need comprehensive, user-centered data protection, with laws and regulations that meet international human rights standards.
Access Now calls for U.S. Congressional hearings on data privacy
We’re asking the U.S. Congress to hold hearings on overbroad collection of personal information and the urgent need for data protection legislation to protect human rights.
Access Now asks U.S. FTC to investigate vulnerabilities in internet-enabled sex toy
Intimate product manufacturer Svakom has produced and distributed an inadequately secured internet-enabled device. The FTC must take action to protect consumers.
Yahoo case shows we need better solutions to the global data breach problem
Even in the absence of laws requiring swift disclosure of breaches, government agencies can do more to protect internet users.