INETs4

Follow us

News

  • Press release VIT series of workshops

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Geneva and Zurich, 30 Nov 2017 * * * * * Dear members of the press, The Internet Society Switzerland Chapter (ISOC-CH) and the Swiss p≡p foundation are starting an 18-month long series of workshops as of January 2018 around the Values of Internet Technologies (VIT). This series of six workshops represents Read more…

  • Values of Internet Technologies workshop series

    VIT ‒ Values of Internet Technologies A workshop series by ISOC-CH and p≡p foundation Digital technologies are neither neutral, nor impact-free in our society. This series of six workshops represents a platform for discussions and hands-on training to privacy, anonymity and security online. Concrete tech approaches will be presented and analyzed against bigger socio-political implications 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 of Internet Society.  Richard Hill, our Vice-Chair for External Affairs, was re-elected to this position for another year.  ISOC-CH congratulates Richard and thanks all chapters for their support. Nine positions were filled following the elections, one for each geographical region and 3 Read more…

  • Referendum against Network Blocking in Casino Act – help us fight for a free and open Internet

    The new Swiss Casino Act proposes to protect Swiss Casinos from foreign competition online using Network Blocking, i.e. means that are not only ineffective but also detrimental to the free and open Internet. We are participating in the campaign to raise awareness around the limitations this imposes on the Internet and the precedent it creates. Read more…

  • ISOC-CH to support referendum against Internet blocking

    Friday, 29th September 2017 Today, the Swiss national parliament has adopted the new gambling law; the first law in Switzerland to introduce Internet blocking. ISOC-CH is dedicated to continue the fight for the Open Internet. In Switzerland every law passed can be challenged by collecting 50K signatures of Swiss citizens to enforce a popular vote Read more…

Events

Issues Spotlight

  • Values of Internet Technologies workshop series

    VIT ‒ Values of Internet Technologies A workshop series by ISOC-CH and p≡p foundation Digital technologies are neither neutral, nor impact-free in our society. This series of six workshops represents a platform for discussions and hands-on training to privacy, anonymity and security online. Concrete tech approaches will be presented and analyzed against bigger socio-political implications Read more…

  • Referendum against Network Blocking in Casino Act – help us fight for a free and open Internet

    The new Swiss Casino Act proposes to protect Swiss Casinos from foreign competition online using Network Blocking, i.e. means that are not only ineffective but also detrimental to the free and open Internet. We are participating in the campaign to raise awareness around the limitations this imposes on the Internet and the precedent it creates. Read more…

  • Joint Press Release: ISOC-CH and p≡p foundation engaged for pretty Easy privacy (p≡p)

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Geneva and Zurich, July 3rd, 2017 * * * * * Dear members of the press, The Internet Society Switzerland Chapter (ISOC-CH) and the Swiss p≡p foundation are happy to announce that they teamed up on documenting the pretty Easy privacy (p≡p) protocols, which can be used to create Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs), Read more…