RightsCon checklist: 15 ways to save the internet and protect democracy
Speaking at a panel discussion at RightsCon, Access Now’s Brett Solomon outlined 15 things governments can do to make sure technology is used to defend — not destroy— democracy and human rights. Read the checklist and watch the full session on YouTube.
Encryption is vital for attorney-client privilege in the digital era, and lawyers should fight for it
In the fight for encryption, attorney-client privilege is at stake.
Australia’s surveillance rabbit hole grows deeper
Australia is home to globally infamous anti-encryption legislation, the Assistance and Access Act, but its surveillance issues don’t begin or end there.
Protect digital rights, promote public health: toward a better coronavirus response
By attending to key digital rights issues, those at the front lines of the COVID-19 humanitarian response can better understand the risks and make the right decisions.
Marianne Díaz Hernández elegida “Heroína” por su lucha contra la vigilancia y la censura del gobierno de Maduro
Hoy, Access Now anuncia como ganadora de este año al premio “Héroes de los Derechos Humanos” a Marianne Díaz Hernández, abogada venezolana, escritora y activista por los derechos humanos.
Marianne Díaz Hernández declared “Hero” for advocating against Maduro government’s surveillance and censorship
Today, Access Now announces its selection of Venezuelan human rights lawyer Marianne Díaz Hernández as a 2018 Human Rights Hero.
Access Now to EU Commission: US failure on privacy means “Privacy Shield” must be suspended
The United States government has failed to take necessary steps to protect European privacy rights. The arrangement must be suspended.
In Australia, an inflection point for human rights
Experts across fields and sectors will converge in Sydney for the Human Rights and Technology conference hosted by the Australian Human Rights Commission. We’ll be there.