Now is not the time to destabilize .ORG, putting civil society and healthcare providers at risk
Right now, while our communities are focused on staying safe, PIR so far is still holding ICANN to the current March 20 deadline to decide whether it will consent to the transition of control of the .ORG registry. Given what is at stake, PIR should immediately extend the deadline.
United Nations: protect rights in welfare systems’ tech overhaul
Governments should pay attention to the call of the United Nations’ leading expert on poverty to fully integrate human rights protections into their efforts to digitize and automate welfare benefits and services.
مصر: مرت سنة تقريباً على الحجب والمواقع تصل إلى 500 موقع محجوب قبل الانتخابات الرئاسية
Egypt: more than 500 sites blocked ahead of the presidential election
Egypt’s severe online censorship and crackdown on civil society threatens human rights during the election period.
The gender of surveillance: how the world can work together for a safer internet
For gender equality by 2030, civil society and governments need to collaborate on preventing gendered surveillance.
Jordan is blocking one of the first LGBTQI magazines in the MENA region
Conditions for free expression are deteriorating in Jordan. Civil society is fighting back.
Access Now at the United Nations: spyware in UAE, surveillance in France, and shutdowns in Africa
Read our submissions to the United Nations on digital rights in Israel, the UAE, France, Burundi, and Mali.
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