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Blocking access to Twitter in Nigeria is a flagrant violation of fundamental rights

Originally published June 5, 2021 Access Now deplores the government of Nigeria’s suspension of Twitter operations in the country, and demands all services be fully reinstated for all. Authorities implemented the shutdown on June 4 citing “persistent use of the platform for activities that are …

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RightsCon checklist: 15 ways to save the internet and protect democracy

Access Now Speaking at a panel discussion at RightsCon on Tuesday, Protecting digital civic space: the role of technology in supporting democracy, Access Now Executive Director Brett Solomon outlined 15 things governments can do to make sure technology is used to defend — not destroy …

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