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 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 |

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.

Shutdowns and Intimidation Ahead of the 5th Anniversary of the 2011 Egyptian Uprising

The Global Network Initiative is concerned about the shutdown of communications platforms, and the intimidation of citizens and journalists for using social media.

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.