Corporate Accountability News Highlights: U.S. government drops Facebook gag order, research shows security risks in content filtering apps, Togo orders network shutdown

Corporate Accountability News Highlights is a regular series by Ranking Digital Rights highlighting key news related to tech companies, freedom of expression, and privacy issues around the world. U.S. government withdraws Facebook gag order The U.S. government has dropped its effort prevent Facebook from notifying three users that their communications were being investigated. Facebook received […]

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Corporate Accountability News Highlights: India’s Supreme Court issues landmark privacy verdict, Yahoo to face civil suit for data breaches, Chinese government’s crackdown on free speech online continues

Corporate Accountability News Highlights is a regular series by Ranking Digital Rights highlighting key news related to tech companies, freedom of expression, and privacy issues around the world. Privacy is a fundamental right, says India’s top court In a landmark decision, India’s Supreme Court has ruled that privacy is a fundamental right, protected by the […]

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RDR en Español

We are pleased to announce that the Ranking Digital Rights 2017 Corporate Accountability Index report highlights, as well as the América Móvil and Telefónica “report cards,” are now available in Spanish, thanks to our partners at Global Voices Translation Services.   In a guest blog post (below), Gisela Pérez de Acha, contributing researcher with Ranking […]

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Corporate Accountability News Highlights: Tech companies combat white supremacist content, Chinese companies face investigation over user content, and web host pushes back on Trump administration demand for website visitor info

Corporate Accountability News Highlights is a regular series by Ranking Digital Rights highlighting key news related to tech companies, freedom of expression, and privacy issues around the world. Tech companies combat white supremacist content Leading tech companies are  making new efforts to restrict white supremacist content, following the white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia on […]

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Corporate Accountability News Highlights: UK to overhaul data protection regulations, ISPs in India ordered to block thousands of sites including Internet Archive, U.S. NGOs warn new bill would create greater internet censorship

Corporate Accountability News Highlights is a regular series by Ranking Digital Rights highlighting key news related to tech companies, freedom of expression, and privacy issues around the world. UK to revamp data protection rules UK lawmakers have announced plans to revamp the country’s data protection rules in order to comply with the EU’s General Data […]

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