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 […]

GNI Briefs the U.S. Helsinki Commission on Technology and Corporate Responsibility

GNI Statement to Helsinki Commission – 2012

On October 19, 2012, GNI Executive Director Susan Morgan presented to the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission) at a  briefing entitled “Online Safety under Repressive Regimes: What is the Responsibility of Technology Companies?”

In her testimony, […]

2019-02-12T14:41:28+00:00October 25, 2012|Categories: media releases, Resources|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: , , , , |

GNI Statement on Protecting Intellectual Property and Upholding Free Expression and Innovation Online

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) welcomes the decision by Congressional leaders to postpone immediate consideration of proposed intellectual property legislation in the Senate and House of Representatives. GNI supports the goal of protecting intellectual property online, but we firmly believe that the approach used in […]

GNI Statement on U.S. Secretary of State Clinton’s Address on Internet Freedom

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) welcomes the continued focus by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Internet freedom and her acknowledgment of our initiative.   We share her emphasis on fundamental human rights and the value of an open and free Internet.

We support increased attention […]

2018-03-15T14:46:05+00:00February 15, 2011|Categories: media releases|Tags: , |

GNI Statement on U.S. Secretary of State Clinton’s Address on Internet Freedom

In reaction to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s policy address on Internet freedom, the Global Network Initiative issued the following statement:

Secretary of State Clinton underscored how the Internet brings exciting new opportunities for 21st century diplomacy and highlighted its potential to advance human rights […]
2019-01-17T15:42:15+00:00January 21, 2010|Categories: media releases|Tags: , , |
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