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

After significant consideration, we have decided to withdraw our membership from the GNI. The board’s vote on the terms of an agreement to admit the Industry Dialogue companies in March 2017 and today's announcement that seven of the ID companies have accepted does not set GNI on a strong course for the future, at a moment when addressing issues of human rights in the technology sector is more pressing than ever.

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NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights Welcomes President's Statement on Net Neutrality: Internet freedom expert applauds president's commitment, urges further action

"President Obama's message about ensuring an open, interconnected Internet is the right one. The United States remains the global leader in information and communication technology, and maintaining that position will require leadership from the administration on net neutrality, as well as restoring confidence in the protection of personal privacy online. American companies also need rules of the road for the important role they play in protecting sensitive user data."

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