ICT companies

LinkedIn Joins the Global Network Initiative

The Global Network Initiative is pleased to announce that LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with approximately 277 million members worldwide, is the latest company to join GNI.

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Mon, 03/24/2014 - 09:50

GNI at RightsCon in San Francisco, March 3-5

The Global Network Initiative will host a roundtable at RightsCon in San Francisco, entitled “Toward Accountability: Reflecting on ICT Industry Action To Protect User Rights.” on Tuesday March 4, 4-5pm.

Date: 
Thu, 02/27/2014 - 13:10

GNI Report Finds Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo Compliant with Free Expression and Privacy Principles

The Global Network Initiative released a public report on the independent assessments of founding companies Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo.

Date: 
Wed, 01/08/2014 - 09:00

Public Report on the Independent Assessment Process for Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo

GNI Welcomes Internet Company Principles on Global Government Surveillance Reform

The Global Network Initiative welcomes the principles on Global Government Surveillance Reform launched today by a group of technology companies including GNI member companies Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! and observer company LinkedIn.

Date: 
Mon, 12/09/2013 - 11:57

New Technology Companies, Human Rights Groups, Investors, and Academics Join GNI

The Global Network Initiative is pleased to announce new companies, civil society organizations, investors, and academics joining its collaborative approach to protecting freedom of expression and privacy. “
Date: 
Tue, 10/08/2013 - 06:00

Facebook Joins the Global Network Initiative

The Global Network Initiative is pleased to announce that Facebook has become the sixth company to join GNI.

Date: 
Wed, 05/22/2013 - 04:00

Syrian Internet Shutdown

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is alarmed by the nationwide shutdown of the Internet, as well as reported communications network disruptions, in Syria. Data from Internet monitoring companies starkly shows the loss of international connectivity, as does traffic from Google’s Transparency Report.

Date: 
Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:45

Collaborating on Controversial Content and Difficult Decisions

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) condemns the recent violence associated with protests around the world against an inflammatory film insulting to Islam. GNI’s Principles on Freedom of Expression and Privacy aim to guide responsible decisions by companies when facing requests or demands from governments.

Date: 
Tue, 09/25/2012 - 13:01

Ensure the Free Flow of Information in Tajikistan

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is concerned by the restrictions on the right to freedom of expression imposed by the Government of Tajikistan following violence in the region of Gorno-Badakhshan. Last week the government mandated the blocking of video-sharing website YouTube and reportedly shut down communications networks in Gorno-Badakhshan, severely restricting the free flow of information. A number of news sites, including the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), have also been reported blocked.
 
Date: 
Wed, 08/01/2012 - 16:35

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