Access Now

About Access Now

Access Now is a non-profit founded in 2009 with a mission to defend and extend the digital civil rights of people around the world. Access Now supports programs including RightsCon, an annual conference on Human Rights and #KeepItOn, an index of internet shutdowns. It also provides exit nodes for Tor network. As of 2020, Access Now has legal entities in Belgium, Costa Rica, Tunisia, and the United States, with its staff, operations, and activities distributed across all regions of the world.