On 18 September at New America, GNI will host two sessions on distinct but interrelated state actions that impact the flow of data across borders: sharing electronic evidence across jurisdictions, and global takedown orders. The event is co-hosted with the American Society for International Law and the Open Technology Institute at New America.
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.
GNI Provides Feedback on European Commission’s Proposal on Requests to Access Electronic Evidence Across Borders
GNI recognizes that the Commission's proposal on requests to access electronic evidence across borders may expedite legitimate law enforcement investigations, but implementation also raises potential risks for users' rights. Read our recommendations
Today the Global Network Initiative submitted input to the UN Special Rapporteur for freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, for his report on content regulation in the digital age. The report will be presented to the […]
GNI Submits Comments to the European Commission’s Consultation on “Improving Cross-Border Access to Electronic Evidence in Criminal Matters”
On Friday, October 27, GNI submitted comments to the European Commission’s consultation on “improving cross-border access to electronic evidence in criminal matters,” emphasizing the importance of rights-respecting legal procedures to the maintenance of the open, interoperable Internet. […]
The Global Network Initiative notes the decision by the French courts to refer the global internet search de-listing case to the Court of Justice of the European Union.
” This important case raises complex issues related to internationally protected rights to freedom of expression and […]
The GNI is concerned that the French data protection authority ruling sets a disturbing precedent for the cause of an open and free Internet.
Speakers highlighted the problematic extraterritorial provisions of the UK Investigatory Powers Bill and the opportunity to build a human rights-respecting international framework for data sharing.
Local staff working in many countries may be increasingly targeted for arrest or intimidation in cases where they are involved in the provision of encrypted services.
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.”