PROTECTING AND ADVANCING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
AND PRIVACY IN THE ICT SECTOR

GNI completed the third cycle of the independent assessments of 11 member companies and released the 2018/2019 public assessment report on April 22, 2020. Also see our press release to learn more!

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OUR WORK

Four interlocking rings

GNI helps companies respect freedom of expression and privacy rights when faced with  government pressure to hand over user data, remove content, or restrict communications.

OUR MEMBERS

We are a growing alliance of Internet and telecom-munications companies, human rights and press freedom groups, investors, and academic institutions from around the world.

OUR IMPACT

From advancing accountability to advocating for laws and policies that protect free expression and privacy rights worldwide, our members are working together to get results.

 OUR LATEST

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Addressing Digital Harms AND Protecting Human Rights — GNI Shares Recommendations for Policymakers

October 13, 2020|feature, intermediary liability, Issues, issues highlight, Jurisdictional Assertions & Limits, Publication, reports|

"Content Regulation and Human Rights: Analysis and Recommendations" uses human rights to analyze more than 20 recent, governmental initiatives that claim to address various forms of digital harm. The brief is the result of months of multistakeholder analysis by GNI’s diverse, expert membership, as well as six virtual consultations with government actors and other key stakeholders in Africa, the EU, India, Pakistan, and the UK.

GNI’s Submission to the Open Consultation on the EU Digital Services Act

September 29, 2020|feature, intermediary liability, Issues, issues highlight, media releases, Publication|

The DSA is expected to transform the regulatory environment for tech companies and have wide-reaching impacts beyond the EU. In our response to a European Commission consultation, GNI shares important considerations for protecting digital rights in three areas: 1) Safety and Responsibility; 2) Liability Regime; and 3) Governance and Enforcement.

OUR MEMBERS

Management and Resources Development Initiative2020-08-21T15:30:33+00:00
Internet Freedom Foundation2020-08-21T15:31:24+00:00
Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University2018-03-20T19:32:45+00:00
BNP Paribas Asset Management2020-02-13T17:39:58+00:00
Centre for Communications Governance at National Law University, Delhi2018-03-20T19:36:04+00:00
Centro de Estudios en Libertad de Expresión y Acceso a la Información (CELE)2020-05-07T13:34:04+00:00
Global Forum for Media Development2020-02-13T17:48:35+00:00
George Washington University Law School2019-06-07T17:56:01+00:00
Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut2018-03-20T19:59:01+00:00
Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety2018-03-20T19:40:27+00:00
Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales (R3D)2019-02-20T14:12:42+00:00
Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)2020-09-09T17:20:21+00:00
Jennifer Daskal2020-02-13T19:32:45+00:00
Richard Danbury2020-02-13T18:22:41+00:00
Evelyn Aswad2020-02-13T19:14:18+00:00
Eileen Donahoe2018-03-20T20:23:02+00:00
Caroline Kaeb2018-03-20T20:24:18+00:00
Philip N. Howard2018-03-20T20:15:50+00:00
Rebecca MacKinnon2018-03-20T20:15:41+00:00
Deirdre Mulligan2018-03-20T20:15:23+00:00
K.S. Park2018-03-20T20:16:24+00:00
Meg Roggensack2020-02-13T16:59:27+00:00
Ernest Wilson2018-03-20T20:14:43+00:00