Join us on Tuesday, 18 September, for a discussion featuring several prominent GNI civil society, academic, and company members presenting their perspectives on the potential global implications of the U.S. CLOUD Act.
From 16-18 May representatives from GNI’s academic, civil society, company, and investor members will join over 2,000 others from the global digital rights community for RightsCon 2018.
GNI staff are leading discussions on the nature and impacts of network disruptions and […]
Event Report: GNI & UNESCO host Improving the Communications and Information Ecosystem to Protect the Integrity of Elections
GNI and UNESCO partnered for two feature sessions: “network availability, security and integrity around elections,” and "enhancing quality of information and elections.”
Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) authorizes elements of the US Intelligence Community to obtain “foreign intelligence information” by targeting surveillance on non-U.S. persons located abroad. This authority is used to collect, use, and disseminate electronic communications content either stored […]
In London on October 6, 2017, GNI convened a range of relevant stakeholders for “Addressing the Message and Protecting the Medium.” The closed roundtable discussion explored the impact of laws and policies addressing online extremism and hate speech, assessing the risks and opportunities for […]
GNI Annual Public Learning Forum
Internet Freedom and the New Era of Censorship and Surveillance
June 21, 2017. 1pm–6.30pm | Google 25 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC
In 2017, threats to freedom of expression and privacy online are escalating around the world.
Democratic and authoritarian governments […]
GNI led sessions on the economic costs of network and communications disruptions and shutdowns, shifting trends in country legal frameworks affecting companies’ abilities to respect rights in their operations, and GNI's multi-stakeholder approaches to advancing privacy and freedom of expression in the ICT sector.
Experts from government, civil society and companies explored how human rights can be upheld in public-private partnerships to counter violent extremism in social media.