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 […]
GNI welcomes Dr. Sejal Parmar as a member of the GNI academic constituency. “GNI will greatly benefit from Dr. Parmar’s expertise in international human rights law, particularly in the area of freedom of expression,” said GNI Executive Director, Judith Lichtenberg.
The Senate of Australia is currently considering the 2021 Online Safety Bill. In our letter to the Minister of Communications and subsequent analysis, we call for a set of amendments that could allow Australia to model strong, participatory governance to successfully address legitimate concerns around online harms while protecting human rights.
GNI is pleased to announce that the digital rights and civic technology organization TEDIC, based in Paraguay, has joined GNI’s civil society constituency. TEDIC was also one of the 2020 GNI-Internews Fellows.