RDR Media Mentions

As we settle into the new year, RDR and its Index continue to make the news. Rebecca MacKinnon wrote an op-ed for CNN arguing that as technology companies face greater pressure to monitor and censor communication, we risk losing the ability to use such platforms for social justice, activism, and journalism. Priya Kumar wrote the […]

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RDR in the News

Since its release in early November, the Ranking Digital Rights inaugural Corporate Accountability Index has received worldwide media attention, demonstrating global interest in corporate respect for users’ rights. In coordination with the launch of the Index on November 3rd, The Guardian newspaper published two in-depth analyses of the Index data and its implications: World’s biggest […]

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How will people use the Index? Brainstorming at the IGF

YouTube video of 2015 IGF workshop Benchmarking ICT companies on digital rights

After a series of launch events in the U.S., the RDR Corporate Accountability Index took to the global stage earlier this month as members of the RDR team presented the Index’s results at the Internet Governance Forum, an opportunity to engage with civil society advocates, researchers, government officials and private sector representatives from around the […]

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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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