ThinkProgress: How To Bring More Transparency To U.S. Surveillance Programs

This piece by GNI Policy and Communications Director David Sullivan originally appeared on ThinkProgress:

There is no shortage of divergent views about the once secret NSA surveillance programs former contractor Edward Snowden allegedly leaked. But there is one […]

2020-06-25T14:16:31+00:00July 3, 2013|Categories: Issues, media releases, op-eds, surveillance|Tags: , , |

GNI in Slate: Network Shutdowns Go Beyond Syria

This piece by David Sullivan originally appeared on Slate’s Future Tense blog: 

On May 7 at 3 p.m., for the second time in six months, Syria’s connection to the global Internet was severed. Web traffic in and out of Syria dropped to zero, according to several monitoring […]

International Herald Tribune Op-Ed: “Hands Off the Internet!”

This op-ed by GNI Independent Chair Jermyn Brooks originally appeared in the International Herald Tribune, the Global Edition of the New York Times, on December 6, 2012.

A chorus of human rights groups, diplomats, companies and technologists has achieved something remarkable. They are shining a media spotlight […]

2019-02-12T15:56:30+00:00December 6, 2012|Categories: media releases, op-eds|Tags: , , |

Jermyn Brooks: Business and Human Rights in the Digital Era

GNI Independent Chair Jermyn Brooks has authored a contribution to the Internet & Society Co:llaboratory Discussion Paper on Human Rights and Internet Governance. The article responds to a proposition by Shirin Ebadi, winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize. 

New technologies have played a catalytic role in […]

2019-01-13T23:46:37+00:00November 21, 2012|Categories: media releases, op-eds, Resources|Tags: , , |

Op-Ed: Responding to India’s Internet Clampdown

This op-ed was distributed by Global India Newswire and originally appeared on the International Business Times:

Responding to India’s Internet Clampdown

By Susan Morgan and David Sullivan

WASHINGTON: Last week, the Indian government missed an opportunity to show the world the right way to handle social media in a time of […]

2019-01-29T15:47:58+00:00August 30, 2012|Categories: intermediary liability, Issues, op-eds|Tags: |

Wall Street Journal Asia Op-Ed: “Thailand Stifles the Internet”

This op-ed by GNI Independent Chair Jermyn Brooks originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal Asia

The Thai government bought one million tablet computers last month to distribute to students across the country. This ambitious “one tablet per child” policy, one of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s […]
2019-01-13T23:47:40+00:00June 7, 2012|Categories: intermediary liability, Issues, media releases, op-eds|Tags: |
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