Digital Rights Watch end of year update
Treat yourself – and fight internet shutdowns!
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.
UN inquiry into freedom of expression in telcos and the internet
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!
Digital rights workshop at auIGF
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.
Freedom of speech under threat globally: UN
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.
Amnesty ranks technology companies on encryption and human rights
New UN report details the widespread global assault on the freedom of expression, including digital rights and access to the internet.
Digital rights in aid and development
In this report, Amnesty International ranks 11 technology companies on whether they are meeting their human rights responsibilities by using encryption to protect users’ right to privacy online.
Digital Defenders guide to privacy
Digital Rights Watch will join a panel discussion at the annual conference of the Australian Council for International Development in Melbourne.
Submission to Senate inquiry into Census 2016
A graphic novel from European Digital Rights, designed to help young people between 10-14 years understand how to protect their privacy.
Joint Submission for the United Kingdom’s Universal Periodic Review
Read Digital Rights Watch’s submission to the Senate Economics References Committee inquiry into the 2016 Census
Every five years, the United Nations reviews each state’s compliance with international human rights law in its ’Universal Periodic Review.’ This is the most comprehensive human rights review mechanism at the disposal of the UN’s Human Rights Council. In 2017, the United Kingdom faces its Universal Periodic Review. Digital Rights Watch supports this report focusing on […]