Sens. Leahy and Durbin and Rep. Berman Issue Statements in Support of the Global Network Initiative
Sen. Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Dick Durbin, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law, and Rep. Howard Berman, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued separate statements in support of the Global Network Initiative.
Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Agreement To Protect Online Privacy And Free Speech (Oct. 30, 2008)
Durbin Statement of Final Approval of Long-Awaited Internet Code of Conduct (Oct. 28, 2008)
Berman Welcomes Agreement to Protect Freedom of Expression and Privacy by Technology Companies and Human Rights Organizations (Oct. 28, 2008)
ABOUT THE GLOBAL NETWORK INITIATIVE
The Global Network Initiative (GNI) was launched in 2008. Our mission is to protect and advance freedom of expression and privacy rights in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector by setting a global standard for responsible decision making and serving as a multistakeholder voice in the face of government restrictions and demands. GNI members include ICT companies, civil society organizations (including human rights and press freedom groups), academics and academic institutions, and investors from around the world. See the full list of GNI members and observers.