Proposed German Legislation Threatens Free Expression Around the World

April 20, 2017 – AMSTERDAM/BRUSSELS/LONDON/WASHINGTON DC – The Global Network Initiative is deeply concerned by the “Draft Law to Improve Law Enforcement in Social Networks” (Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz) approved by the German cabinet on April 5.

GNI is mindful of the complex challenges that governments and companies face […]

2018-03-07T15:27:49+00:00 April 20, 2017|Categories: intermediary liability, Issues, media releases|Tags: , , , |

GNI Welcomes Appeal to the Global Reach of “The Right to be Forgotten”

The GNI is concerned that the French data protection authority ruling sets a disturbing precedent for the cause of an open and free Internet.

GNI announces support for the #SaveCrypto Campaign

"By backing strong encryption, the White House can send a global message in support of the privacy and freedom of expression of all internet users," said GNI Executive Director Judith Lichtenberg.

2014 Learning Forum on Transparency and Human Rights in the Digital Age – Geneva

On December 1, 2014, the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue and GNI held the second of their two Joint Learning Forums for the year 2014.

2014 Learning Forums in California and Geneva

The Global Network Initiative and the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue on Freedom of Expression and Privacy present 2014 learning forums on Transparency and Human Rights in the Digital Age in Mountain View, California and Geneva, Switzerland.

Open Letter to UK Prime Minister on the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

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.

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