DreamHost disrupts U.S. DOJ plan for mass spying. Others should do the same.
The expansive U.S. order stands in contravention of our fundamental rights to privacy and freedom of expression.
NSO Group responds to human rights violations, but comes up short
More is needed from NSO Group than self-serving claptrap.
Blackstone should hit brakes on NSO spyware deal
The Blackstone Group has a legal responsibility to respect human rights, and a moral duty to avoid profiting off human rights violations.
Bloqueo de aplicaciones en Argentina: un plan que se resiste a morir
El tratamiento del proyecto fue suspendido pero aún no ha sido rechazado por completo. Tenemos serias preocupaciones de que vuelva a ser introducido con modificaciones que no solucionarán los graves problemas legales y técnicos que ocasiona.
U.N. passes landmark resolution condemning internet shutdowns
The document condemns internet shutdowns and renews earlier resolutions that declared, unequivocally, that human rights apply online just as they do offline.
Promoting Digital Security in Tunisia at the World Social Forum
Fifty thousand activists from 5,000 NGOs around the world attended the World Social Forum in Tunis last week to press for change on a wide variety of issues. Access joined our partners Reporters Sans Frontieres, DSS 216, and C Libre to host a tent and support digital rights.
U.S. eases sanctions on tech exports to Sudan
This week the U.S. government issued a General License to provide users with easier access to the internet and a wide range of software, hardware, and services “incident to personal communications” in Sudan. Access applauds the move, which follows years of advocacy by our organization alongside civil society partners in the U.S. and Sudan.
Violating International Law, DRC Orders Telcos to Cease Communications Services
This week, the Democratic Republic of the Congo ordered a full shutdown of internet and SMS traffic in response to protests against the government. The shutdown is just the latest example of telcos complying with government censorship orders, albeit reluctantly.