GNI Hosts Discussion of U.S. Surveillance Law on Capitol Hill
Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) authorizes elements of the US Intelligence Community to obtain “foreign intelligence information” by targeting surveillance on non-U.S. persons located abroad. This authority is used to collect, use, and disseminate electronic communications content either stored […]
New Limits on US Government “Gag Orders” Will Advance the Rights of Global Technology Users
The Global Network Initiative (GNI) welcomes the decision by the United States Department of Justice to issue new guidelines that allow companies to be more transparent about government demands to access user data.
If implemented, this binding guidance will be an important advancement for […]
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 […]