Tag: United States
To defend democracy, stand up for civil society
As governments, businesses, and civil society organizations gather for the 2nd U.S. Summit for Democracy, our message is clear: to defend democracy in the digital age, states must stand up for civil society, online and off.
Joint statement: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and the United States must terminate their agreements on cross-border transfers of migrants’ biometric data
Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and the US must terminate their agreements on cross-border transfers of migrants’ biometric data.
Civil society demands the termination of agreements on the cross-border processing of migrants’ biometric data
he US, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador: terminate the agreements on cross-border transfers of migrants’ biometric data.
U.S. Congress takes additional steps to combat spyware
SEC must demand greater transparency on digital and human rights issues in ESG ratings
We urge the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to ensure new rules will help investors get accurate information about their holdings’ human rights impacts.
Stop the deal: U.S. defense contractor to buy NSO Group
Access Now is raising the alarm about the planned sale of sanctioned spyware purveyor NSO Group to U.S. defense contractor L3Harris Tech.
The end of Roe v. Wade — Privacy again under attack in U.S.
Access Now condemns the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, and warns against digital surveillance of people’s reproductive health decisions.
U.S. State Department’s new spyware report: a big step forward
Access Now and partners applaud the U.S. Congress for passing legislation that directs the U.S. State Department to develop a list of spyware purveyors to avoid doing business with because of their poor human rights records.
Why we don’t like Amazon Ring
Amazon Ring video doorbells are amplifying discrimination, one sensor at a time. We unpack how Ring-police partnerships threaten human rights and what you can do to combat surveillance.
Tell U.S. FTC: Time to shut down Big Tech’s business model
Big Tech’s extractive, manipulative business model violates our privacy, fuels discrimination, and puts people’s lives at risk. It’s time for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to step in and shut it down with strong data protection rules. Sign the petition today!