Putting a check on Big Tech: the path to accountability for companies in the 2020 RDR Index
Once again, we’re asking some of the world’s most powerful companies to review the findings in the Ranking Digital Rights (RDR) Corporate Accountability Index and make key changes to protect people’s rights.
Digital dominion: new report exposes the depth of Syrian regime’s mass surveillance
Access Now and UIC John Marshall Law School International Human Rights Clinic are launching “Digital dominion: how the Syrian regime’s mass digital surveillance violates human rights.”
MTN’s first transparency report marks a milestone, but raises questions
In response to mounting pressure from civil society, MTN has published an inaugural transparency report. Although this report is a welcome development, and Access Now encourages MTN to make this a yearly publication, the content leaves us with more questions than answers.
MTN transparency could shed new light on digital blackouts in Africa
After years of calls from civil society for transparency and accountability, MTN has taken an important first step.
Open letter to MTN’s new Chief Executive Officer: open the door to civil society
The undersigned civil society organizations, write to invite Ralph Mupita, new Chief Executive Officer at MTN, into dialogue with our community, and provide guidance on how telcos like MTN can better respect the human rights of their users.
Joint letter to MTN calling for transparency around internet shutdowns in Sudan
As the internet shutdown is lifted after more than a month of blackouts in Sudan, members of the #KeepItOn coalition call on mobile service provider MTN to provide transparency and pledge its support to maintain unfettered internet access going forward.