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21 August 2017

China: UN rapporteur demands answers from Apple over decision to remove VPN apps

Author: Rafia Shaikh, WccF Tech (USA)

"UN wants some answers from Apple over its decision to comply with China's VPN demands", 7 Aug 2017...

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12 July 2016

Global Network Initiative and Telecommunications Industry Dialogue Joint Statement on Network and Service Shutdowns

Author: Global Network Initiative and the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue

Original publication date: 12 July 2016...

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9 May 2016

The Global Network Initiative: how can companies in the information and communications technology sector respect human rights?

Author: Michael Samway, Yahoo! Inc.

Over the past two decades, companies in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector have designed, developed and distributed online tools that have allowed citizens across the globe to share information and communicate in unprecedented...

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1 April 2016

U.S. Ambassador Keith Harper delivers statement to Human Rights Council on national efforts to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Author: Ambassador Keith Harper (USA)

"Ambassador Harper: Implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights", 21 Mar 2016...

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11 February 2016
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Author: Guillaume Champeau, Numerama (France)

 « La DGCCRF [Direction générale de la concurrence, de la consommation et de la répression des fraudes] impose à Facebook de respecter la liberté d’expression », 11 février 2016...

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3 February 2016

Global Network Initiative and Telecommunications Industry Dialogue join forces

On 1 February 2016, the multi-stakeholder Global Network Initiative (GNI) and the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue (ID) announced that seven global telecommunication companies will join with GNI to promote and advance freedom of expression and...

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1 February 2016

NYU Center for Business and Human Rights explains decision to resign membership from the Global Network Initiative

Author: Sarah Labowitz and Michael Posner, Co-Directors, NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights

"Why We’re Leaving the Global Network Initiative", 1 Feb 2016...

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1 February 2016

NYU Center for Business and Human Rights resigns its membership from the Global Network Initiative

Author: Sarah Labowitz and Michael Posner, Co-Directors, NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights

[Letter to: Ms. Judith Lichtenberg, Executive Director, Mr. Mark Stephens, Independent Chair, The Global Network Initiative]...

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3 December 2015

UN Forum Series Blog: Competition, Collaboration, and Corporate Accountability Rankings

Author: David Sullivan, independent consultant

Tech companies are in a tough sport when it comes to censorship and surveillance...In some cases, such as Tim Cook’s strong stance on encryption or the launch of Microsoft’s cloud services from German datacenters, it appears companies are competing...

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13 November 2015
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Author: Delphine Cuny, L'Obs et Rue 89 (France)

« Google protégerait mieux vos « droits numériques » que Facebook », 4 novembre 2015...

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