GNI in Slate: Network Shutdowns Go Beyond Syria

This piece by David Sullivan originally appeared on Slate’s Future Tense blog: 

On May 7 at 3 p.m., for the second time in six months, Syria’s connection to the global Internet was severed. Web traffic in and out of Syria dropped to zero, according to several monitoring […]

The Global Network Initiative Encourages Companies Not to Respond to Pakistan’s Request for Proposals for an Internet Filtering and Blocking System

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) commends the companies that have made public commitments not to respond to the Government of Pakistan’s request for proposals (RFP) to build and implement a new system for Internet blocking and filtering. GNI member Websense was the first company to […]

2019-01-17T20:25:27+00:00March 12, 2012|Categories: media releases|Tags: , , |

GNI Statement on Pakistan’s Request for Proposals for an Internet Filtering and Blocking System

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is concerned with the Government of Pakistan’s request for proposals (RFP) to build and implement a new system for Internet filtering and blocking. The RFP specifies that the system be capable of blocking “undesirable” content on the scale of up to 50 […]

2019-02-01T15:14:25+00:00March 1, 2012|Categories: media releases|Tags: , |