Watchlist: Copyright and fair use
CC licensed by Nancy L. Stockdale

Much of the content we share on the web, such as articles, pictures and videos, is subject to copyright law. Australia does not currently have a system of fair use in copyright.

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Watchlist: Encryption

Encryption is important to protect your privacy on the web, and stop your personal information or messages from being eavesdropped on.

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Joint Submission for the United Kingdom’s Universal Periodic Review

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 […]

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The Guardian Project

The Guardian Project creates easy to use secure apps, open-source software libraries, and customized mobile devices that can be used around the world by any person looking to protect their communications and personal data from unjust intrusion, interception and monitoring.

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How to set up encrypted email – Windows

Setting up end-to-end encryption on your emails is a good start to protecting your privacy from snooping eyes. Access Now have put together a great guide for how to do this on your Windows computer.

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How to set up encrypted email – Mac

Setting up end-to-end encryption on your emails is a good start to protecting your privacy from snooping eyes. Access Now have put together a great guide for how to do this on your Mac computer.

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Restore faith in the Census

The conduct of this year’s census raises serious and pressing ethical, legal, security and technological concerns. Join the call for Prime Minister Turnbull to act.

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Open letter from privacy advocates calls for inquiry into Census 2016

A number of privacy, security and technology experts have called on the Prime Minister to launch an immediate inquiry into the 2016 Census. “The Turnbull Government’s handling of the Census to date demonstrates both a total disrespect for personal privacy rights and lack of digital literacy,” said Amy Gray from Digital Rights Watch. “The frustration […]

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