Edward Snowden creates Haven, a security app for journalists and human rights defenders

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and his team at the Freedom of the Press Foundation have created Haven, a free and open source personal security system for journalists and human rights defenders. The app transforms your cheap second Android phone into a device capable of capturing and reporting intrusions to your physical space and possessions.

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Facebook’s Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men from Hate Speech But Not Black Children

Internal Facebook documents recently reviewed by ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom, reveal that the social media behemoth’s censors often condone hate speech by white men but punish racialized minorities and activist groups for legitimate political expression.

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Cybersecurity should protect us – not control us

The cybersecurity debate can undermine human rights and the international obligation on governments to protect them, argues Lucy Purdon, a policy officer at Privacy International.

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