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ISOC-CH supports the STOP-BÜPF campaign

A coalition of political parties has decided to oppose the planned revision of the Swiss telecommunications surveillance law, known as the BÜPF. A demonstration against the revision is being organized in Bern on 31 May 2014. For information on this campaign, see http://stopbuepf.ch/ ISOC-CH supports this campaign and the planned demonstration. In light of revelations Read more…


May 7th, 2014 by | Posted in News |

Internet Society’s President and Chief Executive Officer Lynn St. Amour to Step Down in February 2014

14 February 2013 [Washington, D.C. and Geneva, Switzerland] – Internet Society President and Chief Executive Officer Lynn St. Amour today announced that she will leave the Internet Society in February 2014 at the conclusion of her contract. St. Amour joined the Internet Society in 1998 as Executive Director of its Europe, Middle East, and Africa Read more…


February 14th, 2013 by | Posted in News |

Global Internet User Survey Published

The Global Internet User Survey recently published provides a summary of global responses to the 2012 Global Internet User Survey. Key themes and findings have been identified in areas such as Internet usage, the attitudes of users towards the Internet, users’ views of the Internet’s role in providing access to education and in supporting social action. The survey results also highlight the actions users take, or fail to take, in ensuring they understand the consequences of sharing personal data online and in protecting their
online identity. Further analysis — for example exploring differences in responses across regions or countries — will be explored in future reports.


January 27th, 2013 by | Posted in News |

ISOC-CH welcomes its 100th member

After only eight months in existence, the ISOC Switzerland Chapter welcomes already its 100th member. The lucky one to draw the number 100 is Andy Zbinden who works at Switch where he is responsible for Special Projects.

Since its foundation in April 2012, ISOC-CH has been blessed with a constant growth in its membership. Starting with 21 (founding) members on 22nd of April 2012, every month 10 new members have joined in average.


December 23rd, 2012 by | Posted in News |

Internet Society Disappointed over Fundamental Divides at World Conference on International Telecommunications

Statement from the Internet Society CEO and President, Lynn St. Amour: Dubai, 14.12.2012 – The Internet Society, like other participants at the World Conference on International Telecommunications, came to this conference looking for a successful outcome.  We were hopeful that it would result in a treaty that would enable growth, further innovation, and advance interoperability Read more…


December 14th, 2012 by | Posted in News |

Markus Kummer in the News about WCIT and ITR

Recently some articles about World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) and International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs), citing our member and ISOC’s Vice-President for Public Policy, Markus Kummer, have been published in the news.


December 3rd, 2012 by | Posted in News |

Member of ISOC-CH as Panelist at IGF

Baku, 06 november 2012 Roxana Radu, PhD candidate in international relations at the Graduate Institute (Geneva), and member of Internet Society Switzerland (ISOC-CH), was recently awarded the ISOC Ambassadorship to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), to participate in the 7th IGF annual meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan (6-9 November 2012). Roxana will be a panelist in Read more…


November 6th, 2012 by | Posted in News |

1st ISOC-CH National Event in Bern

We’d like to invite you to join the 1st National Event of the ISOC Switzerland Chapter:
Date/Time: 27 November 2012 / 18:00 – 21:00 h
Place: Käfigturm, Marktgasse 67, Bern
Topics:
The Open Internet under Threat
by Brian Trammell, research associate, Communication Systems Group, ETH Zurich, and
Internet Related Topics in Swiss Politics
by Balthasar Glättli, entrepreneur and politician, member of the Swiss Parliament


October 27th, 2012 by | Posted in News |

Internet Society Welcomes its Switzerland Chapter

03 October 2012 –> Internet Society Newsletter Vol 11 / Issue 09


October 3rd, 2012 by | Posted in News |

ISOC Switzerland Chapter Chartered

09 may 2012 The ISOC Board of Trustees has just decided to officially recognize the ISOC Switzerland Chapter.This is great news!


May 9th, 2012 by | Posted in News |