ISSUES 2018-04-03T14:05:24+00:00

Issues

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Network Disruptions

Disruptions of Social Media Platforms in Sri Lanka

The Global Network Initiative is closely monitoring reports that access to social media and messaging platforms in [...] March 8, 2018|feature, Issues, issues highlight, media release, network disruptions|

GNI Welcomes Pakistan Court Decision on Network Disruptions

The Global Network Initiative welcomes Monday's decision by the Islamabad High Court declaring shutdowns of mobile networks [...] February 28, 2018|feature, Issues, issues highlight, media release, network disruptions|

GNI Condemns Network Disruptions Amidst Protests in Iran

The Global Network Initiative is deeply concerned about restrictions on internet and messaging services that [...] January 10, 2018|feature, Issues, media release, network disruptions|

Intermediary Liability

GNI Provides Input for UN Report on “Content Regulation in the Digital Age”

GNI Submission for SR Report on Content Regulation Today the Global Network Initiative submitted input [...] December 20, 2017|intermediary liability, Issues, issues highlight, Jurisdictional Assertions & Limits, media release|
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GNI Joins a Panel on Extremism and the Internet with UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd

At the New America Foundation on Thursday, November 9, GNI Policy Director Jason Pielemeier participated [...] November 14, 2017|intermediary liability, media release|

GNI Hosts Closed Roundtable in London on Intermediary Liability

In London on October 6, 2017, GNI convened a range of relevant stakeholders for "Addressing [...] October 10, 2017|events, intermediary liability, Issues|

Surveillance

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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 [...] December 1, 2017|events, surveillance|

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 [...] October 25, 2017|Issues, media release, surveillance|

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 [...] June 13, 2017|Issues, media release, network disruptions, surveillance|

Jurisdictional Assertions and Limits

GNI Provides Input for UN Report on “Content Regulation in the Digital Age”

GNI Submission for SR Report on Content Regulation Today the Global Network Initiative submitted input [...] December 20, 2017|intermediary liability, Issues, issues highlight, Jurisdictional Assertions & Limits, media release|
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GNI Submits Comments to the European Commission’s Consultation on “Improving Cross-Border Access to Electronic Evidence in Criminal Matters”

GNI Submission - EC Cross-Border Evidence Consultation On Friday, October 27, GNI submitted comments to [...] October 30, 2017|Jurisdictional Assertions & Limits, media release, Publication|

GNI Statement on the Global De-listing Case Referral to the Court of Justice of the European Union

The Global Network Initiative notes the decision by the French courts to refer the global [...] July 20, 2017|Issues, Jurisdictional Assertions & Limits, media release|
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