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. […]

2019-01-19T22:57:12+00:00July 7, 2017|Categories: Issues, media releases, network disruptions|

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 […]

2019-02-12T15:31:48+00:00April 5, 2017|Categories: Issues, media releases, network disruptions|

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 trend of intentional state-sponsored disruptions of access to […]

2019-02-12T15:31:49+00:00April 5, 2017|Categories: Issues, media releases, network disruptions|

GNI Workshop at 2016 IGF: Inclusive Responses to Intentional Internet Disruptions

The workshop used breakout groups to facilitate detailed discussions of three topics pertaining to shutdowns: connections to elections and moments of political importance, economic impacts, and technical considerations. | December 10, 2016 | Network Shutdowns |

GNI Provides Input to UN Special Rapporteur’s Study on Telcos and the Internet Access Sector

As companies respond to government requests that can impact freedom of expression and privacy, the GNI Principles and Implementation Guidelines can steer the ICT sector. Read more for the full submission.

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