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Global Network Initiative Applauds Passage of USA FREEDOM Act

The Global Network Initiative applauds the passage of the USA FREEDOM Act, a critical first step toward reforming surveillance practices that will help to protect freedom of expression and privacy rights.
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Wed, 06/03/2015 - 12:53

GNI Joins Diverse Coalition to Call for Significant Surveillance Reforms

GNI has joined with a wide range of privacy and human rights advocates, technology companies, and trade associations to agree on key elements of U.S surveillance reform.
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Wed, 03/25/2015 - 09:23

GNI Joins Coalition Letter on Surveillance Reform

The Global Network Initiative joined a coalition letter signed by members of Congress, former government officials, civil society organizations and companies to urge the Obama Administration to reform surveillance practices under Executive Order 12333. 

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Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:25

GNI Urges U.S. Senate to Lead on Surveillance Reform

GNI urges the U.S. Senate to address serious shortcomings in the version of the USA FREEDOM Act passed by the House.
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Fri, 05/23/2014 - 09:23

Surveillance Reforms to Protect Rights and Restore Trust

The Global Network Initiative urges President Obama and the U.S. Congress to enact reforms to U.S. national security surveillance laws, policies and practices that would ensure a rights-based approach to national security and help to restore trust in the Internet for users around the world.

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Tue, 01/14/2014 - 11:01

GNI Statement on Report of the President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies

GNI welcomes the public release of the report by the President's Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies, an important first step from the Obama administration toward communications surveillance reform.
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Thu, 12/19/2013 - 10:54

Civil Society Groups and Tech Companies Call for Surveillance Reform

The Global Network Initiative joined a broad coalition of civil society groups, trade associations, companies and investors, signing an open letter to Congressional leadership calling on Congress to reform U.S. intelligence surveillance practices. 

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Thu, 11/21/2013 - 09:09

GNI Applauds Tech Company Letter on Surveillance Reforms

GNI applauds the letter sent by technology companies to U.S. Senate leaders urging transparency and reforms to government surveillance practices.
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Fri, 11/01/2013 - 09:36

Presidential and Congressional Steps on Communication Surveillance Programs

The Global Network Initiative welcomes the commitment by President Obama to work with Congress on the reform of section 215 of the Patriot Act and to increase transparency and oversight around communications surveillance programs in the United States.
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Sat, 08/10/2013 - 06:06

GNI Comments to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

The Global Network Initiative submitted comments to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) regarding surveillance programs operated pursuant to Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act and Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act.
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Wed, 08/07/2013 - 10:52

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