New Report! Disconnected: A Human Rights-Based Approach to Network Disruptions

Authored by former policy fellow Jan Rydzak, the report presents a wealth of data relevant to both researchers and activists, including identifying over 100 instances of deliberate network disruption worldwide in 2017, and provides recommendations for all stakeholders to respond.

GNI Co-Hosts Network Disruptions Learning Call with Freedom Online Coalition and Access Now

On 27 June, the Global Network Initiative Now co-hosted a learning call on government-sponsored intentional network disruptions alongside the Freedom Online Coalition and AccessNow.

GNI sought feedback on our one-page brief“Weighing the Impact of Network Shutdowns and Service Restrictions,” to be launched next week. […]

2018-03-15T18:48:57+00:00 July 7, 2017|Categories: Issues, media releases, network disruptions|

GNI Welcomes UN Expert’s Report on Free Expression and the Digital Access Industry

The Global Network Initiative welcomes the 2017 report to the UN Human Rights Council presented by UN Special Rapporteur for freedom of opinion and expression David Kaye.

The report is a timely warning on the escalating threats to digital expression and Internet freedom, including […]

2018-03-15T19:16:41+00:00 June 13, 2017|Categories: Issues, media releases, network disruptions, surveillance|

GNI Welcomes Freedom Online Coalition Joint Statement on State-Sponsored Network Disruptions

The Global Network Initiative welcomes the Joint Statement and accompanying Good Practices for Governments on State-Sponsored Network Disruptions issued by the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC).

In its statement, the partnership of 30 governments working to advance internet freedom “expresses deep concern over the growing […]

2018-03-15T18:49:39+00:00 April 5, 2017|Categories: Issues, media releases, network disruptions|
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