Tag: human rights
The U.S. Department of Justice is asking Apple to re-engineer the iPhone operating system so it is more vulnerable to a brute-force attack, citing the need to fight terrorism. This dangerous request runs contrary to international human rights law and provides political cover for oppressive regimes to seek the same authority.…17 February 2016
In a new op-ed published at Slate, David Kaye, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the freedom of expression, and Brett Solomon, our executive director, argue that in global policy, connecting the developing world to the internet isn’t enough. Respect for human rights must go “hand in glove” with the drive to connection.
…14 October 2015