This report analyses surveillance and violations of basic rights that continue in this democratic period in Paraguay, including surveillance and rights violations involving the internet.
This report provides a rapid overview of current regulations and the most relevant cases – in the courts and the media – affecting positively or negatively the exercise of human rights online by Colombian citizens.
“Political expression, minorities, human rights defenders, journalists are under threat in Pakistan.” This was the message stressed at the beginning of a session organised by Bytes for All, Pakistan, on the state of surveillance and censorship in the country, at the Internet Freedom Festival in Valencia, Spain.
Privacy International, Right2Know and APC have ongoing concerns on the practices of surveillance by South African intelligence and law enforcement agencies. National legislation governing surveillance is inadequate, leaving significant regulatory gaps and providing weak safeguards.
“Joining Forces to Fight Censorship and Surveillance” is the motto of the Internet Freedom Festival taking place in Valencia on 1-6 March.
Dear Chief Executive John Chen and Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard We applaud your decision to stand up for the right to privacy of users in Pakistan by pledging to leave the market because of government demands for direct access to your servers. As international organizations that advocate for privacy and freedom of expression online, we urge you to continue to respect the privacy of users...
Among the most controversial issues that Latin America has faced in 2015 are the arrival of Free Basics (formerly Internet.org) and surveillance on the internet, including the Hacking Team revelations. To present these issues in their context, Derechos Digitales and APC launched a summary of the digital rights arena in the region in 2015 at an Internet Governance Forum pre-event.
The undersigned civil and human rights organisations call on French parliamentarians to reject the draft law on surveillance measures for international electronic communications (Proposition de loi relative aux mesures de surveillance des communications électroniques internationales). The bill fails to defend and protect the right to privacy of individuals worldwide.
APC joins open letter by civil rights groups worldwide against the Surveillance Bill to be adopted in France. We urge the French Parliament to reject it and protect the rights of individuals all around the world.
Surveillance is one of the greatest challenges for civil society organisations trying to advance human rights on the internet. In South Korea, victims of communications surveillance have adopted an innovative approach to drawing attention to this issue, by launching a counterattack against state surveillance.