What do we mean by mobile ecosystems?

People around the world increasingly access the Internet through handheld devices we call “smartphones.” These devices are of course much more than telephones: they are handheld computers, photo and video camera—the gateways to data stored in remote servers, GPS-enabled maps, tracking devices, and more. Companies that produce these devices are gatekeepers for countless types of […]

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Companies Respond to RDR’s 2015 Corporate Accountability Index

A majority of companies analyzed in Ranking Digital Rights’ 2015 Corporate Accountability Index have publicly responded to our findings, thanks to a campaign by digital rights group Access Now. As part of a public outreach effort launched this spring, Access Now sent letters to each of the 16 companies evaluated in the 2015 Index, asking them […]

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Draft Methodology for RDR’s 2017 Index: Now Seeking Feedback

Since the launch of our 2015 Corporate Accountability Index in November, our hard-working team has undertaken a thorough review of the Index methodology, research process, and results. We have also expanded the methodology to cover more types of companies, products and services. The result is a revised methodology for public comment and final stakeholder consultation. […]

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RDR on Internet Monitor Dashboard

We are excited to announce that data from the Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index is now available in new ways and to new audiences through the Berkman Center’s Internet Monitor Dashboard. The Internet Monitor Dashboard helps policymakers, researchers, advocates, and user communities understand trends in the Internet’s “health” and activity through data analysis and […]

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Work for RDR!!

Would you like to be part of a dynamic and innovative team working to improve ICT sector policies and practices affecting freedom of expression and privacy around the world? We have three job openings!! Research Director or Manager (depending on seniority and experience): This person will oversee the planning and execution of research for the Ranking […]

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