Global Network Initiative Promises to Protect Privacy and Freedom of Expression Online

A collection of information and communication companies, advocacy groups, and academic centers have announced the formation of the Global Network Initiative, aimed at protecting free expression and privacy on the Internet on a global scale. From the announcement: In an…

Google (again) Opposes Anti-Censorship and Human Rights Proposals

Let's say you run an internet company whose primary function is to help individual locate and access information available on the World Wide Web. Let's say your mission is "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and…

Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Others to Address Human Rights Violations

An important press release came out this week regarding a coalition of Internet companies, IT providers, human rights organizations, and academics joining forces to address human rights violations enabled by technologies and practices by some of the member organizations, such…