"Content Regulation and Human Rights: Analysis and Recommendations" uses human rights to analyze more than 20 recent, governmental initiatives that claim to address various forms of digital harm. The brief is the result of months of multistakeholder analysis by GNI’s diverse, expert membership, as well as six virtual consultations with government actors and other key stakeholders in Africa, the EU, India, Pakistan, and the UK.
GNI convened representatives from civil society, academia, the ICT industry, and the U.K. government to consider the Online Harms White Paper in the context of the human rights framework, with four discussion topics: codes of conduct, duty of care, remedy, and privacy. GNI previewed the content regulation policy brief to be launched in the coming weeks.
Representatives from civil society, academia, the legal community, ICT companies, and policymakers in India joined a roundtable discussion to examine the Draft Intermediaries Guidelines through the lens of international human rights law, framed by a forthcoming GNI policy brief on content regulation and human rights.
As the practice of human rights due diligence takes root in the technology sector, how can companies keep pace with new risks to freedom of expression and privacy? Read GNI members' lessons learned from ten years of HRDD and thoughts on the road ahead in the 2019 learning forum event report.
In 2018, GNI celebrated its tenth anniversary and took important steps to protect and promote freedom of expression and privacy in the information and communications technology sector.
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.
Tech companies and human rights experts offer collective recommendations to address online content that is allegedly extremist in nature.
Governments who disrupt the Internet could be shaving off 1.9 percent of their daily GDP. Read more for the full report.
The Global Network Initiative Releases Public Report on the 2015/16 Independent Assessments of Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, and Yahoo
GNI has released new recommendations for governments and tech companies to protect user rights when they address content alleged to be extremist or terrorist.
New GNI Report Offers Reforms to Manage Rising Number of International Law Enforcement Requests for User Data
A report released by GNI outlines key principles and specific reforms to drive a human rights-based approach to MLA reform for the twenty-first century.