The world needs U.S. antitrust legislation: Big Tech must not determine global human rights
Access Now and digital rights organizations around the world call on the U.S. Congress to pass antitrust reform to hold Big Tech accountable.
EARN IT Act — an attack on free expression and privacy — is back
Access Now calls on the U.S. Congress to oppose the EARN IT Act, legislation that would undermine online safety, encryption, and free expression.
Another whistleblower shows Facebook needs regulation
A second Facebook whistleblower came forward with allegations that the company prioritizes profits over people. Enough is enough. Facebook needs to be regulated.
Phone contracts should not bind survivors to abusers — SAFE Connections Act needed now
Access Now strongly endorses the SAFE Connections Act, to be considered in the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee today. The legislation would make it easier for survivors of domestic violence to separate from shared phone plans that include their abuser.
Internet for all? Biden has a $100B vision
Access Now applauds President Biden’s plan to allocate $100 billion to improve internet access in the United States.
Making headway: reintroduction of U.S. PACT Act is step forward
Access Now supports the reintroduction of the PACT Act, a welcome advancement towards combating harmful content online.
Democrats in U.S. Congress propose privacy-protective COVID response bill
Access Now welcomes the re-introduction of the rights-respecting Public Health Emergency Privacy Act in the U.S. Congress.
Holding Biden to account: Access Now’s new tool tracks digital rights, tech policy
On the day of Joe Biden’s inauguration, Access Now launches a new online tool to track how well the incoming administration addresses key digital rights issues, including data protection, net neutrality, disinformation, and facial recognition.
No longer turning blind eye, U.S. Congress finally moves to get people online amid pandemic
Access Now applauds the U.S. Congress for coming to an agreement on a COVID-19 stimulus package that includes critical funding for broadband connectivity.
The wild west of COVID-19 exposure mapping and why the U.S. needs a data protection law
The U.S. Congress must act to protect the privacy and civil rights of users amidst the deployment of COVID-19 response technologies across the country.