“The Multistakeholder Global Network Initiative: Watch the Story Unfold” by Executive Director Judith Lichtenberg

With the tenth-anniversary video as a visual guide, GNI's executive director reflects on ten years of multistakeholder collaboration for freedom of expression and privacy in the ICT sector.

BT Joins the Global Network Initiative

GNI is thrilled to announce that BT plc has joined GNI after participating as an observer during the past year. BT agrees to adhere to the GNI Principles and Implementation Guidelines, which provide a framework for responding to government requests and restrictions in a manner that protects and advances freedom of expression and privacy.

2019-01-13T23:09:39+00:00July 18, 2018|Categories: feature, media releases, New Members|Tags: , |

GNI Welcomes Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression to the Human Rights Council

Special Rapporteur David Kaye issued a report to the Human Rights Council on the regulation of user-generated content online. GNI submitted input to this report, and the recommendations for companies included elements of the GNI Principles and Implementation Guidelines.

New Report! Disconnected: A Human Rights-Based Approach to Network Disruptions

Authored by former policy fellow Jan Rydzak, the report presents a wealth of data relevant to both researchers and activists, including identifying over 100 instances of deliberate network disruption worldwide in 2017, and provides recommendations for all stakeholders to respond.

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 Expresses Concern Over the Arrest of a Facebook Executive in Brazil

Local staff working in many countries may be increasingly targeted for arrest or intimidation in cases where they are involved in the provision of encrypted services.

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