#WhyID: Digital health certificates are not immune from violating users’ rights
Access Now, in consultation with the #WhyID community, is releasing a new report that dives deep into the world of digital health certificates and their impact on the rights of users.
We (still) know where you’ll be next summer
No matter who you are or where you’re from, if your plans include crossing a border in the EU, your private information is fair game. If you choose to visit the US, the situation may be even worse.
Time’s up! …for data retention mandates across the EU
Our take on what the CJEU ruling on data retention means for the future of privacy in Europe.
It’s 2017. Where are your digital rights?
A look back at the battle for digital rights in 2016, and our five “resolutions” for the year ahead.
EU’s ‘Smart Borders 2.0’ increases risks of surveillance and privacy abuses
The revised proposal is no better than the first, with dangerous new provisions to collect biometric data to “prevent” crimes.
Smart Borders – The Little Package that couldn’t protect your rights
Access Now holds apéro on the Future of the Internet
On Tuesday 22 September, Access will hold an apéro on the Future of the Internet where our Brussels team and civil society representatives will meet with Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and their staff.
Passports and profiles, please: EU may exact digital toll at its borders
In late July, the European Commission launched a public consultation on the “Smart Borders” package, a programme of the EU Migration Agenda that poses a serious risk for the fundamental rights to privacy and data protection. While the EU must take urgent action to improve its treatment of refugees and other migrants, this package of proposals would adversely impact the privacy of everyone living in or traveling to Europe.