IMMI finally at the cusp of implementation

June 28, 2019 | Posted in freedom of expression, freedom of information, IMMI resolution, News, transparency | By

The goal of the Icelandic Modern Media Initiative in 2010 was for Iceland to take leadership in adopting the best possible laws, at any time, in order to be ahead of the digital tidal wave of disinformation eroding trust towards


REPORT: Net Neutrality End-to-End Principle Ghost Hunter

July 14, 2014 | Posted in blog, News | By

‘With enough of us, around the world, we’ll not just send a strong message opposing the privatization of knowledge  – we’ll make it a thing of the past.’ Aaron Swartz from Guerilla Open Access Manifesto     By Cari Machet


New website and a new director

May 25, 2014 | Posted in blog, News | By

We have made a brand new website so that it will be easier for you to know us and our work. Easier for our staff to write news and allow you to follow what we are working towards. Many things


New IMMI steering committee

May 9, 2014 | Posted in News | By

According to the IMMI resolution the Ministry of Education and Culture is required to work on the resolution’s progression. On the 3rd of May 2012 the minister put together a steering committee which was tasked with analysing and researching the legal framework


ChokePoint Project, IMMI & Liberit join forces

November 8, 2012 | Posted in News | By

Reykjavík/Amsterdam/Budapest, November 8th 2012 Today ChokePoint Project, International Modern Media Institute (IMMI) and Liberit announce their collaboration on Digital Rights Watch (DiRiWa), a collaborative database for mapping the communications and information rights in the world. The organizations, having worked separately


IMMI progress report delivered at Icelandic Parliament

October 18, 2012 | Posted in News | By

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Iceland’s Minister of Education, Culture and Science gave a report to Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, on the progress of the parliamentary resolution commonly known as the Icelandic Modern Media Initiative, or IMMI. The resolution from 2010 calls for