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GNI statement on Türkiye’s continued push to regulate digital content and pressure intermediaries

GNI expresses deep concern about new laws targeting social media and private messaging services in Türkiye, adding to significant pressure on ICT intermediaries in the country at a sensitive political moment. We call on Turkish authorities to reconsider these amendments and allow greater debate and deliberation on its broader legal framework for content regulation.

2023-01-25T16:10:53+00:00January 24, 2023|Categories: feature, intermediary liability, Issues, legal frameworks, media releases|Tags: , |

GNI’s Comments on UNESCO’s “Guidance for Regulating Digital Platforms”

GNI shared procedural and substantive analysis on the draft guidance for regulation UNESCO shared ahead of the upcoming "Internet for Trust" global conference. GNI encourages UNESCO to slow down and scale back this initiative considerably in order to conduct the type of thorough, multistakeholder consultation that an effort of this import deserves, and which can lead to the kinds of durable, rights-enabling impacts that UNESCO envisions.

2023-01-30T17:45:05+00:00January 20, 2023|Categories: feature, issues highlight, legal frameworks, media releases|Tags: , , |

Request for Proposals: Research on Emerging Regulation on Corporate Human Rights Risk Assessment/Due Diligence

Overview

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) was established in 2008, bringing together information and communication technology (ICT) companies, civil society organizations, academics, and investors working to enhance respect for freedom of expression and privacy in the face of government pressures, restrictions, and demands. GNI’s […]

2022-12-13T09:22:38+00:00November 21, 2022|Categories: feature, media releases|Tags: , |

GNI Submission on the Draft Indian Telecommunications Bill, 2022

On September 21, 2022, the Ministry of Communications in India released the Draft Indian Telecom Bill, 2022 (“Draft Bill”). The Draft Bill followed a previous consultation paper from the Department of Telecommunications outlining the “Need for a new legal framework governing Telecommunication in […]

2022-11-14T10:13:27+00:00November 14, 2022|Categories: feature, Issues, media releases|Tags: , , |

GNI Seeks Consultant For Multistakeholder Policy Engagement Project Evaluation

Overview

GNI is seeking a consultant with significant experience in evaluating and reviewing human rights and advocacy programs for Civil Society Organizations especially those funded by US donors to undertake an independent evaluation of its five-year project, Sustaining Multi-stakeholder Networks for Internet Freedom (SuNI).

Launched […]

2022-11-14T10:39:56+00:00November 2, 2022|Categories: feature, media releases|

Summary: GNI 2022 Annual Learning Forum “Taking Due Diligence Out of the Box”

PDF of summary here

By Elizabeth Whatcott

As human rights due diligence frameworks for the ICT sector proliferate around the globe, GNI convened its Annual Learning Forum on September 27, 2022 to share tools, resources, and expertise on due diligence for the ICT industry. Entitled “Taking […]

2022-11-30T10:26:54+00:00October 25, 2022|Categories: events, feature, media releases|Tags: , |

GNI And GPD Launch Guide to Support Civil Society Engagement With Tech Sector

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) and Global Partners Digital (GPD) have launched a new guide to support civil society organisations in engaging with the tech sector around issues affecting human rights.

Engaging Tech Companies on Human Rights: A How-To Guide for Civil Society is structured in three […]

2022-11-14T10:52:27+00:00October 18, 2022|Categories: events, feature, media releases|Tags: |

GNI Submits Analysis on Industry Codes Pursuant to Australia

In our submission, we emphasize that international human rights law should always be at the center of company and government decisions related to freedom of expression, including during times of conflict. In particular, regulators should limit and clarify circumstances where proactive detection of harmful content is required.

2022-10-04T13:21:23+00:00October 4, 2022|Categories: feature, intermediary liability, Issues, issues highlight|Tags: , , |
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