RDR Scorecard: How Amazon, Google, Meta, and more rank on human rights in 2022
The 2022 Ranking Digital Rights’ Big Tech Scorecard shows that the world’s largest tech companies still need to work toward meeting their human rights obligations.
Checking up on Big Tech: who responded to the 2020 RDR Index?
As of July 20, two months after our initial letters, only 11 companies have provided a public response to our recommendations. Read our recommendations to the companies for next steps.
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.
Stepping up to the challenge: which companies are responding on digital rights?
Only 10 of the 24 companies publicly responded to Access Now’s open letters asking for improvement in one key area based on each company’s evaluation results of the Ranking Digital Rights Index.
A bite of the Apple: working together for a win on freedom of expression
Responding to civil society pressure, Apple has affirmed its commitment to free expression and “will consider providing additional details” on human rights safeguards.
Access Now calls on Apple to affirm its commitment to freedom of expression
The recent reports of Apple’s removal of the Chinese version of the Quartz news app and the HKmap.live app from the App Store, as well as the censorship of iOS mobile games in China, raise questions about the company’s commitment to freedom of expression.
Going dark: companies today release fewer transparency reports, less data
Our latest update to the Transparency Reporting Index shows that corporate transparency and accountability need a reboot.
You have one job: Access Now asks for (at least) one improvement from 24 companies on digital rights
Access Now sent letters to each of the companies in the RDR Corporate Accountability Index, urging them to review their performance and provide a public response to the findings.
2019 Corporate Accountability Index shows how companies must improve to respect our rights
Of the 24 companies Ranking Digital Rights evaluated this year for its Corporate Accountability Index, only seven scored above 50%, with Microsoft topping the list at 62%. Companies must do better to respect users’ rights.
Access Now calls on 22 major tech companies to account for their human rights practices
We’re working with Ranking Digital Rights to make sure the companies tracked in the Corporate Accountability Index respond and take steps to protect your rights.