Corporate Accountability News Highlights: Apple, Amazon comply with Chinese government VPN crackdown, Putin targets circumvention tech and chat apps, and Hungarian arrested after reporting security vulnerability

Corporate Accountability News Highlights is a regular series by Ranking Digital Rights that highlights key news related to tech companies, freedom of expression, and privacy issues around the world. Apple, Amazon comply with Chinese government VPN restrictions The New York Times reports that Apple has removed several Virtual Private Network (VPN) apps from its China […]

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RDR launches 2018 Corporate Accountability Index research cycle

Ranking Digital Rights (RDR) is pleased to announce that research for the 2018 Corporate Accountability Index begins this month. A team of 30 researchers based around the world will contribute to the 2018 Index research. The 2018 Index applies the same methodology to evaluate the same 22 companies ranked in the 2017 Index. This will […]

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Corporate Accountability News Highlights: Chinese social media censorship increases following Liu Xiaobo’s death, new report highlights Russian crackdown on freedom of expression online, and Verizon responds to third-party vendor data breach

Corporate Accountability News Highlights is a regular series by Ranking Digital Rights that highlights key news related to tech companies, freedom of expression, and privacy issues around the world. Social media censorship on the rise in China following death of Liu Xiaobo In China, online censorship of content related to human rights activist Liu Xiaobo […]

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Corporate Accountability News Highlights: Tech companies join forces for “Day of Action” on Net Neutrality, EFF report shows tech companies can improve on user privacy, and Indian telco Reliance Jio responds to recent data breach reports

Corporate Accountability News Highlights is a regular series by Ranking Digital Rights that highlights key news related to tech companies, freedom of expression, and privacy issues around the world. U.S. tech companies and NGOs rally against net neutrality rollback Technology companies, NGOs, and websites rallied this week in an “internet-wide day of action to save […]

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Corporate Accountability News Highlights: Chinese netizens anticipate VPN crackdown, Google receives historic antitrust fine from EU, and new documents released from investigation in Philando Castile’s death

Corporate Accountability News Highlights is a regular series by Ranking Digital Rights that highlights key news related to tech companies, freedom of expression, and privacy issues around the world. Chinese internet users anticipate VPN crackdown Global Voices reports that a crackdown on Virtual Private Network (VPN) use in China may be just around the corner. […]

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