Defend privacy and encryption from the Five Eyes

Digital Rights Watch has called for Australian citizens to defend the right to privacy and resist any plans to undermine encryption that may result from the meeting of the Five Eyes governments today.

Fair copyright

Right now the government is considering whether to introduce fair use. Let’s tell them – we need fair use now.

Get a VPN

We’re declaring Thursday 13 April to be National Get A VPN Day. It’s time to protect yourself.

VPN comparison chart

This crowd-sourced comparison of VPN providers is the most honest and comprehensive one we’ve encountered. A++

The world needs a cyber privacy treaty

Digital Rights Watch has welcomed the release of a UN report calling for a global treaty to protect internet user’s right to privacy.

Surveillance Self-Defense Checklist

There are a few steps journalists, activists, and everyone else can take to maximize their security. These recommendations from the Intercept are grouped by difficulty level, starting with resources for beginners.

Privacy Tools is a socially motivated website that provides information for protecting your data security and privacy.

Watchlist: Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act

Section 18C of Australia’s Racial Discrimination Act makes it unlawful for a person to commit an act that offends, insults, humiliates or intimidates another based-on race on the internet. Why is this so controversial? Allow us to explain.

#KeepItOn petition delivered at IGF

Today, our friends at Access Now successfully delivered the #KeepitOn petition today at the Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico.