GNI Submission to New Zealand’s Film, Videos, and Publications Classifications Amendment (FVPCA)

GNI share concerns from the government of New Zealand about how best to act on and deter illegal content online. However, GNI urges the government to reconsider requirements for content filtering in the FCPVA, and ensure any new authorities for mandating removal of content include robust safeguards, mechanisms for appeal and redress, and appropriate oversight.

Global Network Initiative Joins RightsCon Brussels 2017

GNI led sessions on the economic costs of network and communications disruptions and shutdowns, shifting trends in country legal frameworks affecting companies’ abilities to respect rights in their operations, and GNI's multi-stakeholder approaches to advancing privacy and freedom of expression in the ICT sector.

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GNI Hosts 2016 Learning Forum at Georgetown University

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 |

Responding to Online Extremism Without Harming Free Speech and Privacy

Tech companies and human rights experts offer collective recommendations to address online content that is allegedly extremist in nature.

GNI & Stanford CIS Host Privacy, Security and Freedom of Expression Learning Day at Stanford University on December 2nd

Along with the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, GNI explored topical subjects in privacy and digital free expression. Our four panel sessions covered extremist content on the web, reform of the legal frameworks for cross-border data exchanges, the first-ever Ranking Digital Rights Report by Rebecca Mackinnon, and the impacts of the EU Court of Justice Ruling that declared the Safe Harbour Agreement Invalid.

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