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Advice from the Chapter Advisory Council Steering Committee regarding the Sale of PIR

The Switzerland Chapter worked with other ISOC chapters on advice for consideration to the ISOC Board that was released today.

VIT Labs: An urban laboratory for collective learning and outreach on Values of Internet Technologies

ISOC-CH is proud to announce a new project, VIT Labs: An urban laboratory for  collective learning and outreach on Values of Internet Technologies, supported by the ISOC’s Beyond the Net Grant, in strong collaboration with  pEp foundation, NetHood, CCC-CH, and the University of Zurich’s Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability. The project will contribute to the Read more...

Internet Society Switzerland joins the concerned voices for the .ORG Sale

The Swiss Chapter of the Internet Society has taken good note of the extensive discussions engendered by the proposal to sell PIR/.ORG to a newly-created private equity firm. Having carefully weighed the arguments, in particular from ISOC management and the ISOC Board, and evaluated the limited facts made public, we associate with the statements made Read more...

Public Discussion: Leistungsschutzrecht der Verleger

Switzerland is currently revising its copyright law. The Internet Society Switzerland Chapter advocates a copyright law that keeps the Internet open for everyone. That is why we support the alliance for a fair copyright law in Switzerland. Andreas Von Gunten is representing the alliance at a public discussion, organized by the Euorpa Institut at the 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...

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