Version 2, Phase 1 Draft Methodology: Ready for your feedback

Version 2 of the Phase 1 Methodology needs your feedback! After releasing a first draft in February, we sought feedback from companies, human rights advocates, technologists, investors, and other specialists. After analyzing all of the feedback received and conducting further research, we have now released Version 2 for public comment. This public comment period will last until July 7th, after which […]

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Support RDR in the Knight News Challenge!!

Knight News Challenge

The theme of this year’s Knight foundation News Challenge is: “How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation?” We believe that ranking ICT companies on freedom of expression and privacy criteria will help to do just that. Please support our proposal! Check out our entry, then clicking on the pink “applaud” button. […]

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RDR @ RightsCon

By Research Coordinator Allon Bar and Research Intern Hae-in Lim Members of the RDR team debuted our preliminary “methodology elements” at RightsCon, a conference hosted by Access on human rights in the tech sector from March 3 to 5 in San Francisco. RightsCon proved to be the ideal place to strengthen our engagement with advocates, companies, […]

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Phase 1 Methodology discussion draft

Thanks to case study research conducted by our research partners and coordinated by a hard working team, we have developed a “discussion draft” of potential methodology elements to be used in ranking 50 Internet and telecommunications companies on freedom of expression and privacy criteria. Right now we are proposing to ask 50 questions about these 50 […]

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RDR at Rightscon next week

Our friends at Access have organized an exciting conference called RightsCon, a three-day gathering in San Francisco next week “where human rights experts, investors, corporate leaders, engineers, activists, and government representatives from around the world work to advance solutions to human rights challenges by concentrating on the possibilities within the technology sector.” The Ranking Digital Rights team […]

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