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.
MTN transparency could shed new light on digital blackouts in Africa
After years of calls from civil society for transparency and accountability, MTN has taken an important first step.
Zoom heeds Access Now’s call for transparency reporting
Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, in response to Access Now’s letter and mounting pressure from civil society and policymakers, announced a series of measures the company will take to improve transparency.
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.
Morocco: A complete blackout during protests in Al-Hoceima
Morocco’s government is trying to stop Al Hirak protesters from being heard, blocking use of social media. These blackouts violate human rights, and they have to stop.
Saving our agnostic internet, part I: censorship and free expression
Governments globally are pushing companies to “do more” to address harmful speech online. Any approach must bolster, not undermine, human rights.
Scandinavia and Africa innovate while U.S. firms lose ground on transparency
We’re seeing innovation in transparency reporting, and not always from the usual suspects. Here’s how Telia and Liquid Telecom are charging ahead.
Telefonica opens up as transparency standards improve
The latest transparency reports and civil society work show the practice is growing up.
Ranking Digital Rights: Companies ranked on privacy and free expression respond
Twelve out of the 16 companies in Ranking Digital Rights’ 2015 Corporate Accountability Index have now publicly responded. Here are the results.