The International Modern Media Institute (IMMI) is working to create a Safe Haven for freedom of expression, freedom of information, the right to privacy, the protection of whistleblowers and freedom of the media. We need to protect those rights online and offline, everytime, everywhere.
According to Iceland Monitor: “The Pirates have topped polls for almost seven months now in Iceland.” It’s kind of envy-inducing to see a country somewhere in the world where a population is massively formed of informed people who actually engage with policy. What it means is Icelandic Digital Rights Activist and Pirate Party Parliamentarian Birgitta Jonsdottir could be her country’s next prime minister.
— PPI (@ppinternational) October 23, 2015
For a taste, check out Democracy in the Digital era & the Threat to Privacy & Individual Freedoms (PDF), a resolution sponsored by Jonsdottirand Parliamentarian Birgitta and South Korean MP, Ha Jin Jhun, at the Inter-parliamentary Union’s General Assembly in Geneva the day before yesterday.