Our vision for a free and open internet
The not-crazy person’s guide to online privacy
A democratic society will always involve some kind of negotiation between the interests of individual privacy and the need to protect people’s safety. Digital Rights Watch strives to participate in public debates about the nature of privacy using a human rights lens.
UN Human Rights Council must support resolution on human rights on the internet
Bloomberg’s cybersecurity reporters outline your options to improve online privacy on a scale from “sane” to “Snowden”.
Digital Rights Watch has joined global calls for the UN Human Rights Council to adopt by consensus a resolution aimed at strengthening protections for freedom of expression, the right to privacy, and other human rights online.
Greens call for Digital Rights Commissioner
Modern technology has given those in power new abilities to eavesdrop and collect data on innocent people. Surveillance Self-Defense is EFF’s guide to defending yourself and your friends from surveillance by using secure technology and developing careful practices.
The Paranoid Conspiracy-Theorist’s Guide To Online Privacy & Security
Interesting proposal from the Australian Greens: a new role to sit within the Australian Human Rights Commission, solely focused on upholding Australian citizen’s digital rights.
Federal election 2016
In putting together the Paranoid Conspiracy-Theorist’s Guide To Online Privacy & Security, Make Use Of covers a wide range of topics, and offers tips to make your time online more secure.
Take Action: #KeepItOn
The Federal Election is coming up fast, and here at Digital Rights Watch we wanted to delve into where each of the major political parties stand on key issues relating to digital rights. Check out our Election Scorecard.
Launch of global #KeepItOn campaign with nearly 70 organizations committing to fight internet shutdowns
We’ve joined forces with Access Now and 70+ other organisations around the world in the #KeepItOn campaign.
Productivity Commission intellectual property inquiry
Today, Digital Rights Watch joined with nearly 70 organizations from five continents in launched the #KeepitOn campaign to fight internet shutdowns worldwide.
Read our take on the Productivity Commission public inquiry into Australia’s intellectual property system.