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  • Sample letters, French & German: on the Federal surveillance law (LRens/NDG)

    Swiss voters accepted, by a large majority, the new Federal surveillance law (LRens/NDG). ISOC-CH had supported the process of collecting signatures to hold a referendum and opposed the law, on the grounds that it could open the door to mass surveillance and have other undesirable side effects. During the campaign leading up to the vote, Read more…

  • Richard Hill re-elected to the Chapters Advisory Council

    Elections were held this month for the Steering Committee of the Chapters Advisory Council.  Richard Hill, our Vice-Chair External, was re-elected to this position for another year.  ISOC-CH congratulates Richard and thanks all chapters for their support.  

  • IANA Transition Presentation Available

    Here is a link to the PDF of the engaging presentation by Vice-Chair, Markus Kummer: “The IANA transition — a watershed moment for the Internet.” The IANA transition marks the end of US oversight over the Internet. Some called it Independence Day for the Internet or for ICANN. Without any doubt it was a significant milestone Read more…

  • Submission: Open Consultation of ITU Council Working Group on International Internet-related Public Policy Issues

    ISOC-CH has made a submission to the February-September 2016 Open Consultation of the ITU Council Working Group on International Internet-related Public Policy Issues (CWG-Internet). ISOC also made a submission. The topic of this consultation was “Building an enabling environment for access to the Internet”.  The following specific questions were addressed: What are the elements of Read more…

  • Invitation:

    From APWG.eu, we are happy to share the following event: The Bern Symposium on Global Cybersecurity Awareness Messaging will address the development of cybersecurity awareness programs at the national and transnational levels. The two-day workshop will discuss the assets that are put into play to organize and deploy a national cybersecurity awareness campaign. The workshop Read more…

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  • IANA Transition Presentation Available

    Here is a link to the PDF of the engaging presentation by Vice-Chair, Markus Kummer: “The IANA transition — a watershed moment for the Internet.” The IANA transition marks the end of US oversight over the Internet. Some called it Independence Day for the Internet or for ICANN. Without any doubt it was a significant milestone Read more…

  • ISOC-CH supports referendum on the new surveillance law (BÜPF/LSCPT)

    The BÜPF (Bundesgesetz betreffend die Überwachung des Post- und Fernmeldeverkehrs / Federal Act on the Surveillance of Post and Telecommunications) was adopted by the National Parliament last Friday. ISOC-CH  strongly supports the decision to pursue a referendum on this law and has joined the BÜPF referendum committee. The Referendum Committee is deeply concerned about the BÜPF Read more…