Chris SheehyAs 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.
Chris SheehyIn 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.
Chris SheehyAuthored 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.
Chris SheehyTech 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 YahooGNI 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 DataA 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.
The Global Network Initiative today released a report prepared by Copenhagen Economics, which found that online platforms that support user-generated content can become an important part of India’s Internet economy.
David SullivanReport Executive Summary available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish. Washington, DC — The human rights obligations of telecommunications companies are in the global spotlight in the wake of recent reports about national security-related communications surveillance. Companies committed to respecting free expression and privacy rights should take this opportunity to work with governments to increase [...]