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Photo Credit - Aj Molina

Photo Credit - Aj Molina

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Photo Credit - Mon Paet

RightsCon Silicon Valley 2016,
March 30 - April 1: Save The Date!

While we continue the work begun in Manila, plans are well underway for RightsCon Silicon Valley 2016. Please mark your calendars for the fifth annual RightsCon! If you have an idea for something you’d like to see at RightsCon, please tell us about it!

Thank you to all who joined us for RightsCon Southeast Asia March 24-25th, 2015! This sold out event brought together more than 650 attendees from over 50 countries, all of whom remain committed to extending the digital rights of users around the world. A special thanks to our sponsors and our co-hosts, EngageMedia and Foundation for Media Alternatives, for helping to make the conference such a success!

Download the RightsCon Southeast Asia Outcome Report

Featured Speakers

The RightsCon Summit Series engages stakeholders from all sectors of the tech/policy arena. Below are a sample of the speakers from previous conferences.


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Demo Room

Demo Room

The demo room is a space for technologists and human rights defenders to tackle privacy and security issues, share best practices and tools to protect themselves in the field, and foster a networked, global community. Hosted in partnership with Benetech.

Featured Satellite Events

To compliment official programming, Access partners with various organizations to host Satellite Events before and after RightsCon. Below is a sample. Have an idea for a Satellite Event? Tell us about it!

The Manila Principles on Intermediary Liability (March 22-23)
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Screening: Citizenfour, Introduction + Q&A with Jacob Appelbaum

Hosted by: Access, Amnesty International, with special guest Jacob Appelbaum


Improving the MLAT System for Rights Protection, Efficiency, and Effectiveness

Hosted by: Access