Australian digital rights organizations defend encryption
Access Now and Digital Rights Watch call on Facebook to resist “Five Eyes” government over-reach and breach of basic human rights and ensure their users private communications and the best possible security online.
“Five Eyes” governments respond to coalition demands to stop undermining encryption
Here’s a status update on the Five Eyes governments’ positions on encryption.
In cyber engagement strategy, Australia overlooks its own threats to user rights
Our letter to the Australian Ambassador for Cyber Affairs points out that the government’s own current actions, including government hacking and threats to encryption, run counter to its commitments in the document.
First take on Section 702 surveillance reform: progress on human rights, but more is needed
We welcome the effort to reform U.S. surveillance, while urging Congress to strengthen the draft to better protect human rights.
Attorney General George Brandis declared “Villain” by Access Now for comments undermining encryption
Working to undermine encryption is an attack on human rights.
Closing the backdoor to Australia
No government should make it any easier to breach encrypted systems.
Global coalition from five nations demands “Five Eyes” respect encryption
A five-nation coalition of NGOs and security experts is warning the “Five Eyes” against colluding to mandate “backdoors” in the technology and systems we rely on to keep us safe.
Access Now urges officials not to abandon human rights at secretive “Five Eyes” meeting
The secretive meeting may undermine encryption and human rights in the name of all-powerful surveillance.