In GNI’s 2020 Annual Report: Following the GNI Principles you will learn how we seized opportunities for dialogue with decision makers in favor of freedom of expression and privacy in the information and communications technology sector, the resources we developed to keep human rights at the forefront of our collective efforts, and the growing and increasingly diverse membership that makes GNI possible.
GNI has benefitted from Dr. Radsch's valuable contributions to GNI over the years and we are delighted that she will continue to support our work now as an independent academic expert.
GNI welcomes Unwanted Witness as a member of the GNI civil society constituency. Based in Uganda, Unwanted Witness was established in 2012 to advocate for a free, open, and inclusive Internet that contributes to the realization of human rights and good governance.
GNI is looking for a Communications Fellow starting as early as July for a period of 15 to 18 weeks working 12 to 16 hours a week. Candidates with strong writing and editing skills, experience with working in a fast-paced international environment and on small, dynamic teams, and interest in human rights and/or technology policy are encouraged to apply!
The Programme on Democracy and Technology from the Oxford Internet Institute Joins GNI’s Academic Constituency
GNI welcomes the Programme on Democracy and Technology from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) at the University of Oxford as a member of the GNI academic constituency.
GNI is pleased to announce that as an observer member Uber will participate in GNI’s learning and policy activities in the coming year.
GNI’s Emerging Voices Fellowship is pleased to introduce the three fellows for 2021: Fundación Internet Bolivia, Foundation for Media Alternatives in the Philippines, and E-JICOM in Senegal.
"MR5" regulation in Indonesia, for which implementation is currently postponed, features problematic elements similar to those we have highlighted in other recent digital regulations: broad, vague definitions of companies and content in scope, significant threats of penalties for noncompliance, including to required local company contacts, and exceptional powers to access company data — both metadata and content of communications — including a potential direct access arrangement.
GNI welcomes this opportunity to provide input to UN Human Rights on the preparation of the thematic report on artificial intelligence and the right to privacy. In our submission, we outline risks and opportunities for human rights, recommended safeguards, and legal and regulatory considerations to ensure the increasing adoption of AI technologies contributes to the promotion and protection of the right to privacy.
The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is pleased to announce that the Peruvian digital rights organization Hiperderecho has joined GNI’s civil society constituency.
“We work to improve public knowledge and understanding of the social implications of […]