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31 August 2012
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Autor/in: David Barboza, New York Times

The Chinese dissident who served 10 years after being convicted of state subversion on evidence provided by the American Internet giant Yahoo is under sharp restrictions, his wife said Friday, after he was released and returned home...Mr. Wang, a...

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10 August 2012
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Autor/in: UN Working Group on business & human rights

The present report provides an analysis of strategic developments in the field of business and human rights since the submission of the report to the Human Rights Council and further outlines projects that the Working Group will develop...This report...

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14 June 2012
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Autor/in: Global Network Initiative

Governments, companies, and other stakeholders can collaborate to protect rights to freedom of expression and privacy online, according to the authors of “Digital Freedoms in International Law: Practical Steps to Protect Human Rights Online”…The report...

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23 May 2012
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Autor/in: Foley Hoag

Access, an advocacy organization that promotes open and secure access to the Internet, recently released its Telco Action Plan, a document that sets forth ten steps and implementation objectives for telecommunications companies ("telcos") seeking to...

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3 May 2012
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Autor/in: Michelle Quinn, Politico [USA]

Facebook, under pressure to band with other Internet companies to create ethical standards for doing business globally, has joined the Global Network Initiative as an “observer,” the group announced Thursday...Founded in 2008, GNI has worked on...

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18 April 2012
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Autor/in: Global Network Initiative

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) has completed the world’s first independent assessment of technology companies’ policies and procedures for responding to government requests affecting free speech and privacy. The organization’s second annual...

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1 April 2012
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Autor/in: Regeringskansliet, Government Offices of Sweden

This paper aims to stimulate collective action in relation to protecting and enhancing human rights, focusing on the freedom of expression on the Internet through responsible business practices. It lays out the challenges and opportunities involved in...

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14 March 2012
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Autor/in: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Updates to page after 9 Mar 2012]:...

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2 March 2012
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Autor/in: Michael Newman, General Counsel and Interim Chief Financial Officer, Websense

According to several organizations, on February 22, 2012, the National ICT R&D Fund, representing the government of Pakistan, placed an advertisement in the press calling on companies to submit proposals “for the development, deployment and...

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17 January 2012
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Autor/in: Michael H. Posner, US Department of State

I am here to speak about Internet freedom as a foundation for the 21st Century human rights agenda…This past year has highlighted the promise and the peril of the Internet as a transformative tool both for human expression and for repression…Freedom of...

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