The world responds to the U.S. FCC vote against Net Neutrality
Repeal is an attack on human rights in the U.S. and around the world.
A step forward for Net Neutrality in India; a leap ahead for the open internet
TRAI has recommended that government licenses for internet service providers include strong provisions to ensure non-discriminatory treatment of content.
In Cameroon and Spain, network shutdowns and interference as violence erupts
Spain imports internet shutdowns to Europe, as Cameroon disrupts the internet again, with shocking violence in both countries.
Ukraine’s internet ban fights fire with fire: it’s still censorship
Ukraine’s move to ban popular apps and sites violates international law and norms.
#KeepItOn: Mobile carriers boost internet for U.S. inauguration events and demonstrations
The move will enable free expression and the documentation of any potential rights abuses.
Gambia shuts down internet on eve of elections
Just hours after we called for the government to keep the internet on, it carried through on its nefarious plans.
Turkey must keep on social media during unrest
People in Turkey need access to information, and if there is violence, access to emergency services. These depend on stable communications channels.
Malaysia: Fighting together for free expression
A dynamic new coalition is fighting back against outrageous new bills that would censor the internet and jail people for what they write online.
Access urges UN and African Union experts to take action on Burundi internet shutdown
Today, Access submitted a letter to UN and African Union experts requesting their urgent intervention on the internet shutdown in Burundi, where social media services have been cut off in the face of public unrest. The letter underscores the importance of the internet to realizing human rights, and explains how shutdowns often enable egregious human rights violations.