No to spyware: media, civil society demand ban on tech used for human rights abuses
On World Press Freedom Day, it’s time for a ban on rights-abusing commercial spyware.
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.
Eyes on Kenya: government must uphold commitment to connectivity during elections
Access Now is urging authorities in Kenya to uphold their commitment to accessible internet during the upcoming presidential election.
Somalia elections: authorities must keep internet open, uphold freedom of press
Somalia’s elections, originally scheduled to begin on July 25, have been postponed. Access Now is continuing to push for open, accessible internet for all.
News media conviction must not set precedent for curbing online expression in Malaysia
Access Now is deeply concerned about a precarious precedent set today, 19 February, limiting the right to freedom of expression online in Malaysia, after independent media outlet Malaysiakini was convicted by Malaysia’s highest court for user comments published on its site.