At the New America Foundation on Thursday, November 9, GNI Policy Director Jason Pielemeier participated in “An Evening with the Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, U.K. Home Secretary,” a panel discussion on the challenges […]
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 […]
April 20, 2017 – AMSTERDAM/BRUSSELS/LONDON/WASHINGTON DC – The Global Network Initiative is deeply concerned by the “Draft Law to Improve Law Enforcement in Social Networks” (Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz) approved by the German cabinet on April 5.
GNI is mindful of the complex challenges that governments and companies face […]
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.
Tech companies and human rights experts offer collective recommendations to address online content that is allegedly extremist in nature.
On Thursday, March 3, 2016, GNI Director of Policy and Learning Lisl Brunner presented to the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission) at a briefing titled “Internet Freedom in the Age of Dictators and Terrorists.”
On Wednesday, February 17, participants from U.S. government agencies, civil society groups, academia and ICT companies will join the discussion.
The half-day session discussed the effectiveness of restricting content for countering extremism online, and what measures could be used mitigate the harm to privacy and free expression.
On September 14, GNI Executive Director Judith Lichtenberg addressed the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee.
"By backing strong encryption, the White House can send a global message in support of the privacy and freedom of expression of all internet users," said GNI Executive Director Judith Lichtenberg.