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 […]

Syrian Internet Shutdown

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is alarmed by the nationwide shutdown of the Internet, as well as reported communications network disruptions, in Syria. Data from Internet monitoring companies starkly shows the loss of international connectivity, as does traffic from Google’s Transparency Report. We urge the Syrian government to restore […]

2019-01-17T18:23:27+00:00November 29, 2012|Categories: Issues, media releases, network disruptions|Tags: |

Global Network Initiative Welcomes Action By United States and Europe on Human Rights and Technology

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) commends recent action by the U.S. government and Europe to press for accountability from Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies in relation to human rights abuses in Iran and Syria. This is particularly important as at the same time some […]

2019-01-16T19:57:30+00:00April 25, 2012|Categories: media releases, surveillance|Tags: , , , , |