Chris Sheehy Tech companies and human rights experts offer collective recommendations to address online content that is allegedly extremist in nature.
Barbara Dourley 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.
Chris Sheehy GNI outlined the relevant provisions of the GNI Principles and Implementation Guidelines that address privacy and suggested they may serve as models for the “principles, standards and best practices” that the Office of the High Commissioner is seeking to develop.
Event Report: GNI & UNESCO host Improving the Communications and Information Ecosystem to Protect the Integrity of ElectionsGNI and UNESCO partnered for two feature sessions: “network availability, security and integrity around elections,” and "enhancing quality of information and elections.”
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 [...]
Op-Eds and Commentary
Barbara Dourley Amid the contentious global debates about privacy and surveillance since the Snowden revelations, few proposed reforms have attracted more consensus than calls for greater transparency.
Barbara Dourley The Global Network Initiative (GNI) joined human rights and civil liberties organizations and trade associations to convey its concerns with a provision in the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (S. 1705) in a coalition letter to Senate.
Barbara Dourley The Global Network Initiative joined a coalition letter signed by members of Congress, former government officials, civil society organizations and companies to urge the Obama Administration to reform surveillance practices under Executive Order 12333.
Barbara Dourley We urge reconsideration of the fast-track timeline of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers (DRIP) Bill to provide adequate opportunity for Parliamentary scrutiny and public debate.
The GNI Country Legal Frameworks Resource (CLFR) is a detailed set of resources for academics, rights advocates, and others that explore the legal environment affecting freedom of expression and privacy in countries around the world.