Surveillance Reforms to Protect Rights and Restore Trust
The Global Network Initiative urges President Obama and the U.S. Congress to enact reforms to U.S. national security surveillance laws, policies and practices that would ensure a rights-based approach to national security and help to restore trust in the Internet for users around the world.
Op-Ed: Tech Companies Should be Allowed to Disclose Government Requests
This piece by GNI Independent Chair Jermyn Brooks and Policy & Communications Director David Sullivan originally appeared at Guardian Sustainable Business:
The disclosure of secret documents detailing massive government surveillance programs has triggered an outcry around the globe. The bulk collection of US call records and […]
GNI Writes to the Governments in the Freedom Online Coalition
The Global Network Initiative has written to the governments in the Freedom Online Coalition, asking them to report on the requests they make for electronic communications surveillance and to make it legally possible for companies to report regularly to the public on the government requests […]
Presidential and Congressional Steps on Communication Surveillance Programs
The Global Network Initiative welcomes the commitment by President Obama to work with Congress on the reform of section 215 of the Patriot Act and to increase transparency and oversight around communications surveillance programs in the United States.
The Global Network Initiative is encouraged […]
GNI Comments to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
The Global Network Initiative submitted comments to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) regarding surveillance programs operated pursuant to Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act and Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act.
Worldwide concerns about U.S. surveillance practices seriously threaten the United States’ […]
The Global Network Initiative Joins Internet Companies & Advocates to Demand More Transparency Around Government Surveillance
We Need to Know – Transparency Letter
The Global Network Initiative has joined a coalition of technology companies and advocates for free speech and privacy rights to deliver a letter to the US government demanding greater transparency around national security-related surveillance of Internet and telephone communications. […]