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About Cynthia Wong

Cynthia Wong is the senior internet researcher at Human Rights Watch

Articles by Cynthia Wong

This week's editor

Constitutional conventions: best practice

US cross-border data deal could open surveillance floodgates

Internet users should assess whether their domestic system would adequately prevent their government from abusing the arrangement, and whether local law enforcement can be held accountable.

A clear-eyed look at mass surveillance

The Snowden revelations on mass surveillance practices, especially by the US and UK, have triggered a global struggle over the right to privacy—and a report by the outgoing UN human-rights commissioner has set the terrain for the next phase.

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