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MENA: amid COVID-19 fear and chaos, don’t be a privacy offender!

28 Apr 2020

Many internet users in the Middle East and North Africa region are disclosing other people’s personal data on social media. During COVID-19, violating privacy can risk lives.

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MENA: amid COVID-19 fear and chaos, don’t be a privacy offender!
28 Apr 2020
MENA: amid COVID-19 fear and chaos, don’t be a privacy offender!
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Joint letter to the Council of the EU on the ePrivacy reform

27 Mar 2018
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Joint letter to the Council of the EU on the ePrivacy reform
27 Mar 2018
Joint letter to the Council of the EU on the ePrivacy reform
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In vote on ePrivacy, European Parliament confirms mandate to move reform forward

26 Oct 2017

The Parliament chose to support users’ rights and now has a solid mandate to continue working on the ePrivacy Regulation.

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In vote on ePrivacy, European Parliament confirms mandate to move reform forward
26 Oct 2017
In vote on ePrivacy, European Parliament confirms mandate to move reform forward
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In vote on ePrivacy, EU civil liberties committee makes improvements for users’ rights

19 Oct 2017

The report is an important step toward adoption of a strong ePrivacy Regulation, with room to improve in defense against online tracking.

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In vote on ePrivacy, EU civil liberties committee makes improvements for users’ rights
19 Oct 2017
In vote on ePrivacy, EU civil liberties committee makes improvements for users’ rights
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Will the EU Parliament protect your rights in “ePrivacy” reform? You have a week to take action

12 Oct 2017

Here’s the status of the reform process in Europe, and what you can do to ensure your rights are protected.

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Will the EU Parliament protect your rights in “ePrivacy” reform? You have a week to take action
12 Oct 2017
Will the EU Parliament protect your rights in “ePrivacy” reform? You have a week to take action
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Amendments to Commission’s proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation

7 Jun 2017
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Amendments to Commission’s proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation
7 Jun 2017
Amendments to Commission’s proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation
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Updated: Access Now position paper on the review of the e-Privacy Directive

6 Dec 2016
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Updated: Access Now position paper on the review of the e-Privacy Directive
6 Dec 2016
Updated: Access Now position paper on the review of the e-Privacy Directive
Am I being Tracked

The Rise of Mobile Tracking Headers: How Telcos Around the World Are Threatening Your Privacy

21 Aug 2015
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The Rise of Mobile Tracking Headers: How Telcos Around the World Are Threatening Your Privacy
21 Aug 2015
The Rise of Mobile Tracking Headers: How Telcos Around the World Are Threatening Your Privacy
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Supercookies Live On, and We’ve Got to Stop Them

27 Jan 2015

Access has been fighting the use of supercookies since last fall, when we learned that the mobile carrier Verizon Wireless had been secretly injecting Unique Identifier Headers, or UIDH, into every single http request made by its mobile users. Recently, we learned even more disturbing news about mobile tracking on Verizon and other cell phone carriers over the past few weeks. Even without this type of third-party abuse, though, the very existence of these cookies violates our privacy rights if we can’t truly opt out.

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Supercookies Live On, and We’ve Got to Stop Them
27 Jan 2015
Supercookies Live On, and We’ve Got to Stop Them