The GNI is concerned that the French data protection authority ruling sets a disturbing precedent for the cause of an open and free Internet.
Speakers highlighted the problematic extraterritorial provisions of the UK Investigatory Powers Bill and the opportunity to build a human rights-respecting international framework for data sharing.
Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Twitter Submit Written Evidence on the UK Investigatory Powers Bill
"Governments have a responsibility to protect people and their privacy. We believe a legal framework can protect both.” Read more to find the full submission.
The UK has an opportunity to lead on a global framework for data based on transparency and the rule of law. Read more to find the full GNI submission.