RDR @ the IGF

This year Ranking Digital Rights has a strong presence at the Internet Governance Forum, being held this coming week in João Pessoa, Brazil. We will be presenting the results of the Corporate Accountability Index and also engaging in broader discussions about standards for government and industry related to human rights and the Internet. An interactive schedule for the entire conference can be found […]

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Kicking off the conversation

At Tuesday’s launch event for the Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index, project director Rebecca MacKinnon presented the Index’s findings and joined a panel discussion with Peter Micek, global policy and legal counsel at Access Now, and Ellery Biddle, director of Global Voices Advocacy. Moderating the discussion was Micah Sifry, co-founder and executive director of […]

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The Ranking Digital Rights 2015 Corporate Accountability Index is now online!

The Ranking Digital Rights 2015 Corporate Accountability Index shines a needed spotlight on corporate practices around freedom of expression and privacy. We found that many of the world’s most powerful Internet and telecommunications companies fail to disclose key information about practices affecting users’ rights. Click here to watch the archived webcast of our launch event at Civic Hall in New […]

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Launching November 3rd in New York City! Join us online or in person.

Please join us on November 3rd at 10am U.S. Eastern time for the launch of the inaugural Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index! Click here to RSVP for the event at Civic Hall in New York City – or watch the live webcast and join the conversation through social media. The Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index ranks 16 of the world’s most powerful Internet […]

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2015 Corporate Accountability Index: On track for November release!

Building on two years of research, consultation, and testing, we are excited to announce that research is now in full swing for the 2015 Corporate Accountability Index. The Index, to be unveiled in early November, will evaluate 16 telecommunication and Internet companies headquartered around the world on 31 indicators examining policies and disclosures affecting users’ freedom of expression and privacy. […]

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