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.
Experts from government, civil society and companies explored how human rights can be upheld in public-private partnerships to counter violent extremism in social media.
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 |
Tech companies and human rights experts offer collective recommendations to address online content that is allegedly extremist in nature.
On Wednesday, February 17, participants from U.S. government agencies, civil society groups, academia and ICT companies will join the discussion.
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.