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OFCOM Net Neutrality Working Group Progress and Information

Beginning in October 2013, the OFCOM (Office of Communication / Swiss government agency) Working Group on Net Neutrality began discussions and work toward a short paper on this topic through a consultative process.  ISOC-CH Member and National Councillor Balthasar Glättli is representing ISOC-CH in the Net Neutrality Working Group of the OFCOM in these regular Read more…


November 27th, 2013 by | Posted in News |

“The Evolution of Global Internet Governance”: A new book edited by ISOC-CH Founding Member Roxana Radu and others

  The Evolution of Global Internet Governance Principles and Policies in the Making Publikationen aus dem Zentrum für Informations- und Kommunikationsrecht der Universität Zürich,  Volume 56   The volume explores the consequences of recent events in global Internet policy and possible ways forward following the 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12). It offers expert Read more…


October 1st, 2013 by | Posted in News |

Upcoming Events with the IPv6 Council

Here is a general list of upcoming events for the Swiss IPv6 Council:  (events are also listed individually in Events section of this site). 10/09/2013   14:30-19:00 IPv6 Council Event in Geneva at ITU ITU, Rue de Varembé, 1211 Genève Room K, Monbrillant Audience: IT Decision Makers, IT architects, engineers, administrators, developers 23/09/2013 Member Event, Zurich 17.30 Read more…


August 24th, 2013 by | Posted in News |

Event: Legal Aspects of Cloud Computing (Bern and Geneva)

Legal Aspects of Cloud Computing Christine Runnegar, Internet Society, CH Library Science Talk There are two locations and two dates for this talk: Geneva (salon du livre), 18.11.2013, 11:00 Bern, 19.11.2013, 15:30 For the talk in Geneva at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Guests should come to ITU with a valid photo ID. Further information and directions to Read more…


August 24th, 2013 by | Posted in News |

Article in ComputerWorld.ch: The Issue of Copyrights

Journalist Fabian Vogt wrote an interesting article in ComputerWorld.ch on 27.05.2013 about the intensely debated issues surrounding policies about copyrights, and enforcement of copyright law on the internet in Switzerland. Mr. Vogt spoke with ISOC-CH Board Chairman Bernie Höneisen as well as ISOC-CH member and National Councillor Balthasar Glättli from the Swiss Green Party. The Read more…


July 19th, 2013 by | Posted in News |

Open Knowledge Conference Early Bird tickets available til 23 June at 15% off…

Open Knowledge Conference 2013 is coming up, and Early Bird tickets are available until 23 June at 15% off. From the OKCon.org website: “The world’s leading open data and open knowledge event, OKCon is the latest in an annual series run since 2005. Last year’s installment in Helsinki had more than 1000 participants from over Read more…


June 22nd, 2013 by | Posted in News |

ISOC NEWS RELEASE: Internet Society Statement on the Importance of Open Global Dialogue Regarding Online Privacy

On 12 June, 2013, an email sent to ISOC members around the globe related to online privacy and the “scope of U.S. government efforts to gather large amounts of end user information from U.S. Internet and telecom service providers for intelligence purposes.” Internet users around the globe are impacted by this issue. An open, global dialogue Read more…


June 15th, 2013 by | Posted in News |

Workshop Report: Global Governance of the Internet

The workshop on “The Global Governance of the Internet: Intergovernmentalism, Multistakeholderism and Networks”, jointly organized by two ISOC-CH members, Roxana Radu and Jean-Marie Chenou, in association with the Programme for the Study of International Governance of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet), was held on May Read more…


June 15th, 2013 by | Posted in News |

ISOC-CH event “Society, Internet, and Privacy” held at ISOC EMEA HQ

On 16 May, 2013, the ISOC EMEA headquarters office hosted twelve people for the ISOC-CH discussion about “Society, Internet, and Privacy”.  Are social networks and privacy antagonistic? The social networking phenomenon has indeed changed the nature of respect for privacy, making it possible for an organization to have a systematic access to personal information. Without Read more…


May 24th, 2013 by | Posted in News |

The Switzerland Chapter of the Internet Society hosts 2013 Annual General Assembly in Bern

On 8 March, 2013, at the start of the ISOC-CH Annual General Meeting (AGM), the Internet Society Switzerland Chapter (ISOC-CH) celebrated International Women’s Day with a keynote by Monique Morrow (Distinguished Consulting Engineer at Cisco Systems and Chair-woman of the ITU Joint Coordination Activity on Cloud Computing) on “Women Leaders in the Internet“.  Monique’s keynote Read more…


March 18th, 2013 by | Posted in News |