Access Now

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General Information
Stakeholder Group: Civil Society
Type: Non-Profit
Scope: Global
Country: Global
Region: Global
Website:

LinkIcon.png   https://www.accessnow.org/

Issue Areas
Privacy and Data Protection
Access
Human Rights
Net neutrality
Freedom of expression
Roles
Advocacy
Contact
Email: info@accessnow.org
Facebook: F icon.svg   Access Now
Twitter: Twitter.png@accessnow

Access Now is an international non-profit organization dedicated to fighting for open and secure communications for all.[1] Their website states that they "defend and extend the digital rights of users at risk around the world", and their work can be categorized five concentrations, namely 'Business and Human Rights', 'Digital Security', 'Freedom of Expression', 'Net Discrimination', and 'Privacy'.

The organization also supports the annual RightsCon event which fosters conversations on human rights in the digital age. Programming includes a variety of topics from Feminist Internets to digital inclusion and combatting Internet shutdowns.[2]

References

  1. Access Now - About Us Accessed December 3, 2017
  2. RightsCon Homepage. Retrieved 2 Apr 2018.