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7 August 2009

Durbin, Coburn Continue to Press Tech Companies on Human Rights Code of Conduct

Author: E News Park Forest

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) sent a letter today to 26 tech companies, urging them to join a voluntary code of conduct known as the Global Network Initiative (GNI) [on freedom of expression, privacy...

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23 July 2009

Tech giants to be rated on human rights

Author: Paul Jay, CBC News

A group of prominent Canadian researchers has launched an initiative to examine how closely companies like Google, Microsoft and Yahoo follow their own principles regarding freedom of expression and privacy...Citizen Lab director Ron Deibert said the...

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1 July 2009

[PDF] Global Network Initiative Monitor - Objectives

Author: Citizen Lab, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto

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1 July 2009

Citizen Lab will assess how Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! uphold freedom of expression & privacy principles

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29 June 2009

Technology, Business, and Democratic Rights in Iran [refers to proposed legislation by US Senators Schumer and Graham]

Author: Chip Pitts, CSR Law

CSR Law commented last week on reports that Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) [joint venture Nokia and Siemens] provided technology to Iran that the regime used to monitor and repress protesters and dissidents. (As a CSR academic and activist who was...

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25 June 2009

Technology, business, & democratic rights in Iran

Author: Chip Pitts, CSR Law

…[C]ensorship, surveillance, and propaganda remain distressingly effective in many countries, including Iran. And when they involve technology, they sometimes involve charges of corporate complicity…The possibility that Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) ...

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22 June 2009

Iran: The impact of technology firms on freedom of expression - focus on Nokia Siemens Networks (commentary by Chip Pitts)

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22 June 2009

Provision of Lawful Intercept capability in Iran

Author: Nokia Siemens Networks

Recent media reports have speculated about Nokia Siemens Networks’ role in providing monitoring capability to Iran. To clarify: Nokia Siemens Networks [joint venture Nokia & Siemens] has provided Lawful Intercept capability solely for the...

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13 April 2009

Fed contractor, cell phone maker sold spy system to Iran

Author: Eli Lake, The Washington Times [USA]

Two European companies…last year installed an electronic surveillance system for Iran that human rights advocates and intelligence experts say can help Iran target dissidents. Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), a joint venture between...Nokia and...Siemens...

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27 March 2009

HP, Lafarge, Nike, Johnson & Johnson and other leading global corporations are cutting emissions by 50 million tons

Author: World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Many WWF Climate Savers Companies gather in Washington to demonstrate to policymakers that emission cuts and economic growth can go hand-in-hand…Some of the world’s most iconic global corporations…announced an estimated 50 million tons of voluntary...

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