GNI Submission to the Consultation on the UK Online Harms White Paper

We are concerned that the approach outlined in the White Paper is both too broad and unnecessarily vague. We ask the government to take the time necessary to narrow and flesh-out its approach in more detail, in broad consultation with all stakeholders and before moving forward with legislation, in order to protect freedom of expression online, promote innovation and competition, and provide the coherence and certainty that the government seeks to deliver.

GNI Hosts Closed Roundtable in London on Intermediary Liability

In London on October 6, 2017, GNI convened a range of relevant stakeholders for “Addressing the Message and Protecting the Medium.” The closed roundtable discussion explored the impact of laws and policies addressing online extremism and hate speech, assessing the risks and opportunities for […]

Open Letter to UK Prime Minister on the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

We urge reconsideration of the fast-track timeline of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers (DRIP) Bill to provide adequate opportunity for Parliamentary scrutiny and public debate.

GNI Welcomes Report on UK Draft Communications Data Bill

The Global Network Initiative welcomes the report of the UK Joint Committee on the Draft Communications Data Bill and the Prime Minister’s commitment to rewrite the legislation. “The UK government has an important responsibility to protect the public, but the proposed bill does not strike the […]

2018-03-14T20:20:22+00:00December 12, 2012|Categories: Issues, Jurisdictional Assertions & Limits, media releases, surveillance|Tags: |

Event: The Communications Data Bill: ‘Snoopers’ charter’, or safeguarding our security?

Date: Thursday October 18, 10.30am – 12pm
Venue: Free Word Centre, London
Tickets: By invitation only. Please email eve@indexoncensorship.org to request a place.

Index on Censorship and the Global Network Initiative will be hosting this on-the-record panel discussion considering the […]

2018-03-14T20:37:13+00:00October 17, 2012|Categories: events, Jurisdictional Assertions & Limits, media releases, surveillance|Tags: |
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