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Digital rights are human rights which see their expression online

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Snitch Hunt: 10th December 2016

Snitch Hunt: get a taste of the power of metadata surveillance, and compete to see who can best abuse it.

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Digital Rights Watch end of year update

2016 has been a busy year for digital rights policy in Australia. We’ll be hosting a quick update on the policy issues we have been following, including copyright reform and privacy issues. Join us live on Monday 12 December 2016 at 4pm AEDT on YouTube.

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Treat yourself – and fight internet shutdowns!

We’re excited to launch a new collaboration with the excellent folk at Lush Cosmetics – the Error 404 Bath Bomb – the latest defence in internet freedom!

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UN inquiry into freedom of expression in telcos and the internet

We’ve prepared a submission for the UN Special Rapporteur on the protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, who is currently conducting a study on freedom of expression in the telecommunications and Internet access sector.

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Digital rights workshop at auIGF

Digital Rights Watch joined a panel workshop at the Australian Internet Governance Forum in October 2016, looking at the development of digital rights in Australia and assessing the current state of play.

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Freedom of speech under threat globally: UN

New UN report details the widespread global assault on the freedom of expression, including digital rights and access to the internet.

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