GNI share concerns from the government of New Zealand about how best to act on and deter illegal content online. However, GNI urges the government to reconsider requirements for content filtering in the FCPVA, and ensure any new authorities for mandating removal of content include robust safeguards, mechanisms for appeal and redress, and appropriate oversight.
In our response to the European Commission's open feedback period on its draft for the DSA, GNI recommends revisions to the governance structure, liability scheme, and categories of intermediaries, among others, to ensure the protection of fundamental rights.
New Report! Life Interrupted: Centering the Social Impacts of Network Disruptions in Advocacy in Africa
Authored by Tomiwa Ilori of the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, the report surveys experts and practitioners from eleven countries in Africa where the Internet was disrupted for 1144 days total between 2011 and 2020.
Recently notified IT Rules in India, which follow a previous draft GNI commented on in early 2019, continue to pose significant risks for freedom of expression and privacy. Read GNI's letter to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and corresponding analysis of the Rules.
Given the severe social, economic, and human rights consequences that the draft cybersecurity law is likely to have on both users and companies inside the country, GNI calls on the Myanmar military to withdraw and reconsider the law.
In dozens of countries around the world, lawmakers are putting forward new proposals to regulate online content, from incitement to violence to disinformation. On 26 January 2021, GNI hosted a learning forum moderated by GNI’s Independent Board Chair David Kaye, with […]
GNI calls on the government to rescind the Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content Rules, engage in proper consultation, and consider GNI's recommendations for rights-enhancing regulations.
**GNI IS NO LONGER RECEIVING APPLICATIONS FOR THE EMERGING VOICES FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM**
GNI warmly welcomes applications for the next one-year GNI Emerging Voices Fellowship Program. The fellowship program seeks to further online freedom of expression and privacy around the world by facilitating […]
GNI is thrilled to announce that Frontiir, the leading Internet service provider based in Myanmar with two research centers in the U.S., and an office in Singapore, is joining GNI as an observer.