GNI Statement on the Global De-listing Case Referral to the Court of Justice of the European Union

The Global Network Initiative notes the decision by the French courts to refer the global internet search de-listing case to the Court of Justice of the European Union.

” This important case raises complex issues related to internationally protected rights to freedom of expression and […]

GNI Companies Again Top Ranking Digital Rights 2017 Corporate Accountability Index

"When companies work together with stakeholders to implement human rights commitments, it makes a difference. GNI and TID companies performed better than all other companies evaluated in the Index on indicators measuring the extent to which companies have institutionalized their corporate-level commitments to freedom of expression and privacy,” said Ranking Digital Rights Director Rebecca MacKinnon.

The Global Network Initiative Releases Public Report on the 2015/16 Independent Assessments of Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, and Yahoo

GNI has released new recommendations for governments and tech companies to protect user rights when they address content alleged to be extremist or terrorist.

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.

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

On November 6, 2014, GNI and the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue held the first of two 2014 Joint Learning Forum events in Sunnyvale, California.

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.

Global Network Initiative Finds Progress by Technology Companies in Meeting Commitments on Free Expression and Privacy Rights

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) has completed the world’s first independent assessment of technology companies’ policies and procedures for responding to government requests affecting free speech and privacy.  The organization’s second annual report, released today, describes the assessment process undertaken by the founding GNI companies—Google, […]

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