Earlier this week, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! announced their joint backing of the Global Network Initiative, aiming to persuade governments that employ censorship, particularly on the web, to give their citizens the right to free speech without fear of retribution. The three companies, as well as several other academics and businesses, have agreed to “respect and protect the freedom of expression rights of their users when confronted with government demands, laws and regulations to suppress freedom of expression, remove content or otherwise limit access to information and ideas in a manner inconsistent with internationally recognized laws and standards.”

READ THIS ARTICLE FOR $15
$15 provides access to this article and every case-study, interview, and analysis piece that we publish for the next 30 days. Our Premium Subscription also provides access to a database of over 100,000 articles on innovation in brand, customer, and retail experience.
Already a subscriber? Log in