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  • Rights groups and tech giants form alliance to fight encryption bill

    Digital Rights Watch, the Human Rights Law Centre, Amnesty International and Access Now have joined forces with a number of industry bodies representing the likes of Google, Facebook, Apple and Telstra to reject the government’s so called ‘encryption bill’.

    Written by George Nott03 Oct. 18 08:49
  • Activists release Detekt tool that finds surveillance malware

    A free tool released Thursday allows users to scan their computers for surveillance malware that has been used in attacks against journalists, human rights defenders and political activists around the world.

    Written by Lucian Constantin20 Nov. 14 22:54
  • Groups call for details on NSA surveillance of Muslim Americans

    More than 40 privacy, civil rights and religious groups have called on President Barack Obama's administration to provide a "full public accounting" of long-time email surveillance of prominent Muslims living in the U.S., following a news report detailing the spying by the U.S. National Security Agency and FBI.

    Written by Grant Gross10 July 14 05:03
  • More than 4,000 groups sign up to protest NSA

    More than 4,000 groups and websites have signed on to support a day of protest against U.S. National Security Agency surveillance programs, scheduled for Tuesday.

    Written by Grant Gross06 Feb. 14 17:29
Features about Amnesty International
  • Not-for-profit - Part 4

    One problem that is typical for NFPs is the different nature within an organisation of IT users and the technology they apply.

    Written by Tim Mendham21 April 11 09:00
  • Not-for-profit - Part 2

    Within any organisation, however — below the its culture and style of management — there are similarities between not-for-profit and commercial organisations.

    Written by Tim Mendham18 April 11 11:35
  • Not-for-profit - Part 1

    CIOs talk about the role technology plays in this vibrant sector.

    Written by Tim Mendham15 April 11 06:00