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 the European Commission’s consultation on “improving cross-border access to electronic evidence in criminal matters,” emphasizing the importance of rights-respecting legal procedures to the maintenance of the open, interoperable Internet. […]

GNI Hosts Closed Roundtable in London on Intermediary Liability

In London on October 6, 2017, GNI convened a range of relevant stakeholders for “Addressing the Message and Protecting the Medium.” The closed roundtable discussion explored the impact of laws and policies addressing online extremism and hate speech, assessing the risks and opportunities for […]

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.

Op-Ed: Only the Powerful Will Benefit from the “Right to Be Forgotten”

Last week's judgment by the European court of justice allowing anyone to demand that a search engine should remove unwanted information from its index – even if it is accurate, lawful, and publicly available elsewhere – is a dangerous step in the wrong direction.

Comments on European Commission Draft ICT Sector Guidance on Business and Human Rights

GNI Comments on EC Draft ICT Sector Guidance

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) welcomes the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry project to develop guidance on the corporate responsibility to respect human rights in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. We appreciate the opportunity to […]

2019-02-12T14:50:16+00:00February 14, 2013|Categories: media releases, Publication, Resources|Tags: , |

GNI Responds to European Commission Consultations

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) has submitted comments to the European Commission on two recent consultations relevant to freedom of expression and privacy in the ICT sector.

Procedures for Notifying and Acting on Illegal Content Hosted by Online Intermediaries

GNI Comments on EU Notice and Action

GNI […]

2019-01-29T14:13:44+00:00October 10, 2012|Categories: intermediary liability, Issues, media releases, Resources|Tags: |

Global Network Initiative Welcomes Action By United States and Europe on Human Rights and Technology

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) commends recent action by the U.S. government and Europe to press for accountability from Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies in relation to human rights abuses in Iran and Syria. This is particularly important as at the same time some […]

2019-01-16T19:57:30+00:00April 25, 2012|Categories: media releases, surveillance|Tags: , , , , |

GNI Welcomes International Support for Internet Freedom

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) welcomes the high-level international attention to Internet freedom at the Freedom Online ministerial conference in the Netherlands, and stands ready to engage with companies across the information and communications technology (ICT) sector at a time of increased scrutiny regarding how […]

2019-01-17T16:35:22+00:00December 9, 2011|Categories: media releases|Tags: , , , |