Data localization mandates can impact a broad range of human rights, including privacy, freedom of expression, freedom of association, personal security, and non-discrimination. The workshop hosted by GNI and Freedom House explored the technical and legal dimensions of data localization requirements and featured company and non-company perspectives.
GNI is very concerned about a new social media bill currently being considered by the Turkish parliament, which contains problematic provisions likely to complicate the operation of social media services & challenge the ability of Turkish citizens to freely exercise their rights.
GNI 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 |
The GNI 2016 Learning Forum will be held at Georgetown University on November 30.
The Global Network Initiative is concerned about the shutdown of communications platforms, and the intimidation of citizens and journalists for using social media.
The Global Network Initiative urges Russian President Vladimir Putin to veto legislation that would restrict free expression and privacy rights online.