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GNI Submission to UK Investigatory Powers Review

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 16:03

GNI submitted evidence to the UK government review of communications and interception powers by David Anderson QC, Independent Reviewer

Open Letter to UK Prime Minister on the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

We urge reconsideration of the fast-track timeline of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers (DRIP) Bill to provide adequate opportunity for Parliamentary scrutiny and public debate.
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 17:15

Video: New Frontiers of Open Government

Fri, 11/01/2013 - 11:00

At the Open Government Summit in London, GNI Board Chair Jermyn Brooks joined a panel on the next-generation challenges governments and civil society must face in advancing the open government agenda globally.

Opening the Lines: A Call for Transparency from Governments and Telecommunications Companies

GNI Hosts Online Debate on the UK Communications Data Bill

Susan Morgan hosts a Google Big Tent Hangout discussing the UK draft Communications Data Bill.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:49

GNI Welcomes Report on UK Draft Communications Data Bill

The Global Network Initiative welcomes the report of the UK Joint Committee on the Draft Communications Data Bill and the Prime Minister’s commitment to rewrite the legislation.

Wed, 12/12/2012 - 08:49

Event: The Communications Data Bill: ‘Snoopers’ charter’, or safeguarding our security?

Index on Censorship and the Global Network Initiative will be hosting this on-the-record panel discussion considering the government’s planned legislation around our communications online.

Wed, 10/17/2012 - 09:56

GNI Comments on UK Draft Communications Data Bill

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) submitted the following written evidence to the Joint Committee of Parliament currently considering the UK Government's proposed Draft Communications Data Bill (C8359). Our submission has been published on the Committee website alongside other submissions.

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 09:39

Open letter to UK Home Secretary in response to the recent violence in London

On 24 August 2011, GNI wrote to the UK Home Secretary about the discussions between the Government and companies in the ICT sector following the recent violence in London. The text of the letter is below.  


Dear Home Secretary,

In this open letter we write regarding discussions due to take place between the Government and companies in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector following the recent civil unrest in the UK.

Fri, 08/26/2011 - 11:22

Index on Censorship To Join the Global Network Initiative

The Global Network Initiative is pleased to announce influential free speech campaign group and publisher Index on Censorship is to join GNI. Index on Censorship, Britain's leading organization promoting free expression, will become the first non-founding NGO to join the multi-stakeholder organization.

Tue, 04/26/2011 - 13:52


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