U.S.-Canadian firm Sandvine fosters Russian censorship infrastructure
Sandvine has been providing Russia with DPI tech that enables surveillance and censorship. We call on Sandvine to withdraw its technology from Russia, and urge the U.S. to launch an investigation and pursue robust regulations for abusive technology.
Four ways the international community can protect Belarusian civil society under attack
One year after Belarus’ disputed 2020 elections, government crackdowns have made it nearly impossible for civil society to operate within the country. Here’s how the international community can help.
أحلام محطّمة وفرص ضائعة – سنة قضّيناها في مقاومة حجب الإنترنت (#KeepItOn)
أصدرت Access Now و ائتلاف #KeepItOn تقرير عن أخبار حجب الإنترنت يتضمن بيانات عن عام 2020 بأكمله
#KeepItOn report: internet shutdowns shatter dreams, endanger lives
Authorities in 29 countries shut down or interfered with the internet at least 155 times in 2020. Access Now’s new report, Shattered dreams and lost opportunities: a year in the fight to #KeepItOn, explores where, how, and why, the internet was deliberately switched off in 2020, and the long-lasting repercussions for communities across the globe.
Internet shutdowns report: Shattered dreams and lost opportunities — a year in the fight to #KeepItOn
Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition report on internet shutdown news, exploring data from the entire year of 2020.
Informe: Sueños rotos y oportunidades perdidas: un año en la lucha por #KeepItOn
Jordan must keep people online amid elections and rising COVID-19 cases
As Jordan prepares for general elections on 10 November 2020, we urge the government and service providers operating in the country to keep the internet on.
Human rights organizations call on Egypt’s government to end internet censorship and website blocking
Access Now and human rights organizations denounce the Egyptian authorities’ blocking of at least 600 websites since May 2017 including media, political and human rights platforms.
#KeepItOn: ensure democracy during elections
For democracy to flourish, access to free and open internet is vital, especially throughout elections — and several are scheduled over the next few months.
As conflict escalates, Azerbaijan’s internet shutdown puts lives further at risk
The Azerbaijani government, along with internet and telecom service providers and other essential services, must immediately restore unrestricted access to the internet across all networks, including lifting any restrictions on the use of VPNs.