The UK Parliament shows disregard for digital rights by approving Snooper’s Charter
The UK has codified and expanded mass government surveillance, making people less free and less safe.
Internet shutdowns, attacks on encryption harm human rights in Brazil, India, U.K.
Our UPR submissions to the United Nations highlight risks to digital rights in Brazil, India, and the U.K.
Third Annual Heroes & Villains of Human Rights and Communications Surveillance
Access Now is pleased to announce our “Heroes and Villains” of human rights
We can’t let governments hack away our human rights
Governments across the globe have gone rogue with hacking. We need to put legal limits in place to protect people, or we’ll see the damage continue to escalate.
Tell a friend: The UK IP Bill is back again
The bill still codifies mass surveillance, undermines encryption, and authorises mass government hacking.
Four ways the new proposal for bypassing MLATs fails human rights
We need to fix the MLAT system, but the new proposal doesn’t really do that. It also fails to implement a true human rights framework.
Access Now reprises call for rights protections in U.K. IP Bill
The U.K.’s draft Investigatory Powers Bill would undermine encryption and mandate data retention, threatening human rights.
UK’s IP Bill: deficient on privacy protections, ample on surveillance authority
As written, the United Kingdom’s Investigatory Powers Bill would undermine privacy, data protection, freedom of expression, and digital security.
Proposed revisions to UK’s draft IP bill are laudable, but do not go far enough
The United Kingdom is considering a dangerous surveillance law that puts human rights at risk. Proposed changes to the law fail to address its fundamental flaws.
SPECTRE-style surveillance is real, and we need real-life heroes to fight it
The surveillance depicted in the latest James Bond film is all too real — but who’s our James Bond?