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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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  • From the 2016 European Chapters meeting, Madrid

    The Internet Society organized a meeting of the European Chapters in Madrid on 14 April 2016, and ISOC-CH participated in that meeting.  The meeting focused on discussions of encryption, content blocking and experiences of interacting with the government and/or regulators.  Many chapters are facing the same issues that we are facing in Switzerland: new laws Read more…

  • 19 May – Ransomware Information Day

    ISOC-CH is supporting the Internet Security Awareness Campaign and has endorsed the 19 May activities to raise awareness about the risk of ransomware. Ransomware is a type of malware that can infect computers without the knowledge of the user and block/restrict access to files, making it conditional upon the payment of a ransom to malware Read more…

  • ISOC-CH has submitted positions on two public consultations

    ISOC-CH has just submitted its positions on two public consultations, i.e. the partial revision of the Swiss Telecommunications Act and the Revision of the Swiss Copyright Act. You can find our positions (in German) on: ISOC-CH Position on Partial Revision of the Swiss Telecommunications Act ISOC-CH Position on Revision of the Swiss Copyright Act Thanks 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…

  • .swiss registrations – generalised opening

    Starting on 11 January 2016, the .swiss internet domain is no longer restricted to company names and trademarks. The general registration has been opened for applications for names of products, slogans, geographical designations or made-up names, as well as for generic addresses which relate to a sector as a whole (e.g. hotel.swiss, watch.swiss). The applicants Read more…

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  • 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…