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InterCommunity 2015, Internet Society’s first virtual meeting of our entire community, is being designed to celebrate the Internet’s ability to rise beyond boundaries and bring people together.

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  • ISOC-CH issues press release on concerns that three draft laws threaten the free and open Internet

    Three new Swiss federal laws could force Internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to certain web sites and to transmit customer data to entities that allege that copyrights have been violated. The Swiss government has recently published for consultation revisions of three laws, the law on telecommunications, the copyright law, and the law on Read more…

  • ISOC-CH welcomes its 200th member

    We are delighted to welcome our 200th member, Ms. Jasmijn Remmers, student in International Relations/Political Science at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. ‘I have a strong interest in the challenges concerning the internet today, such as the balance between cybersecurity and privacy. My current research is focused on internet governance, Read more…

  • Richard Hill elected to Chapters Advisory Council Steering Committee

    ISOC has created a new group called the Chapters Advisory Council (AC), whose purpose is  to channel and facilitate advice and recommendations to and from the President and Board of Trustees of the Internet Society in a bottom up manner, on any matters of concern or interest to the Chapters AC and ISOC Chapters.  Each Read more…

  • Referendum against LRens/NDG

    The Swiss Parliament has recently passed a new law regarding the “information services”, meaning the espionage and counter-espionage services. This new law significantly extends the powers of those services and also enables them to carry out mass surveillance in certain situations. A broad coalition, including actors on the left and on the right of the Read more…

  • Consultation on the revision of Telecommunication Services Ordinance (TSO)

    In the context of the procedure for awarding the next universal service licence, the Federal Office of Communications is putting out for consultation the draft revision of the TSO, the ordinance which defines the content of this universal service. The current licence, awarded to Swisscom, will expire at the end of 2017. The consultation opened Read more…

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  • ISOC-CH welcomes its 200th member

    We are delighted to welcome our 200th member, Ms. Jasmijn Remmers, student in International Relations/Political Science at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. ‘I have a strong interest in the challenges concerning the internet today, such as the balance between cybersecurity and privacy. My current research is focused on internet governance, Read more…

  • Referendum against LRens/NDG

    The Swiss Parliament has recently passed a new law regarding the “information services”, meaning the espionage and counter-espionage services. This new law significantly extends the powers of those services and also enables them to carry out mass surveillance in certain situations. A broad coalition, including actors on the left and on the right of the Read more…