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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.

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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

GNI at the Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference

As entrepreneurs, engineers, and activists gathered in San Francisco, California for the inaugural Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference on October 25-26, 2011, the work of the Global Network Initiative was “at the center of debate” according to Politico, and repeatedly highlighted as a crucial component of wider efforts to manage the human rights implications of new technologies.

Date: 
Fri, 10/28/2011 - 17:02

Balancing Business and Human Rights: GNI featured at Carnegie Council

On September 20, 2011, GNI Executive Director Susan Morgan spoke at "Yahoo! and YouTube: Balancing Human Rights and Business" at the Carnegie Council in New York.

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Wed, 10/05/2011 - 16:55

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