The growing power of private technology companies is a threat to national sovereignty and our democracy, according to a report by Digital Rights Watch. The report, made as a submission …
The State of Digital Rights: A 2021 Retrospective
Register here to join us at 1pm AEDT on 3 March for the online launch event for this report! Each year, we invite activists, writers, academics, and technologists to reflect …
The State of Digital Rights Report: A 2020 Retrospective
We are proud to release the State of Digital Rights Report: A 2020 Retrospective, which examines the many ways Australians’ rights are being impacted by the activities of private companies …
Breaking: press freedom in Australia
In June 2019, the Australian Federal Police raided the ABC and the home of a journalist from the Daily Telegraph. These alarming raids were undertaken because of journalists doing their …
The State of Digital Rights
Today, we’re proud to release the State of Digital Rights report, which outlines the many ways Australians’ rights are being impacted by the activities of private companies and governments in the online world.
New report reveals dangerous lack of oversight of secret global surveillance networks, opening the door to human rights abuses
An unprecedented international collaborative investigation carried out by 40 NGOs in 42 countries has identified alarming weaknesses in the oversight arrangements that are supposed to govern the sharing of intelligence between state intelligence agencies.
The Role of Encryption in Australia
Encryption is essential to the digital society, and encryption is only effective if it is robust. A new memo on the Role of Encryption in Australia from Access Now.
Report: Australia’s Compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
This report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee examines Australia’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
Cross-border access to data: Council of Europe submission
A global coalition of civil society organisations have submitted to the Council of Europe its comments on how protect human rights when developing new rules on cross-border access to electronic evidence.