David SullivanGNI Annual Public Learning Forum Internet Freedom and the New Era of Censorship and Surveillance [...]
Barbara DourleyGNI led sessions on the economic costs of network and communications disruptions and shutdowns, shifting trends in country legal frameworks affecting companies’ abilities to respect rights in their operations, and GNI's multi-stakeholder approaches to advancing privacy and freedom of expression in the ICT sector.
Barbara DourleyExperts from government, civil society and companies explored how human rights can be upheld in public-private partnerships to counter violent extremism in social media.
Barbara DourleyThe 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 |
Barbara DourleyGNI launched a new policy brief, "Extremist Content and the ICT Sector," and convened discussions on the imposition of government restrictions beyond borders. | December 2, 2016 | Right to Be Forgotten |
Chris SheehyThe GNI 2016 Learning Forum will be held at Georgetown University on November 30.
Barbara DourleyGNI Director of Communications Kath Cummins called on governments to recognize the challenges shutdowns pose for economic development, rather than viewing shutdowns solely through a security lens.
Chris SheehySpeakers highlighted the problematic extraterritorial provisions of the UK Investigatory Powers Bill and the opportunity to build a human rights-respecting international framework for data sharing.
Barbara DourleyPanel topics include combatting terrorism online, intermediary liability, online hate speech, and human rights based approaches to cybersecurity.