The Rise of Old Absurdities

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March 16, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

In the Ventotene Manifesto, one of the philosophical documents that laid the groundwork for the European Union, Altiero Spinelli and Ernesto Rossi warned of the danger of “letting the incandescent lava of popular passions set in the old moulds”: that

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Promote Strong Encryption and Anonimity in the Digital Age

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June 17, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Promote Strong Encryption and Anonimity in the Digital Age – Joint Civil Society Statement Submitted to the 29th Session of the UN Human Rights Council The undersigned civil society organizations and independent experts work to promote human rights and press

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War on Civil Liberties 2.0

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January 19, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

In an interview with Glen Greenwald, journalist and author James Risen spoke of how president Obama has normalised Bush’s war on terror. No reform has taken place, no serious reflection, no other ideas on how to proceed have been seriously

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Russian translation of Birgitta’s keynote in the New Internationalist

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January 19, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

ДЕМОКРАТИЯ ЦИФРОВОЙ ЭПОХИ Наши нынешние демократические модели разваливаются и устаревают. Нам нужно создать нечто другое, более реальное и значительное. Активист и политик Биргитта Йонсдоттир показывает, как это можно сделать. Мы живем в интереснейшие, преображающие весь мир времена. На кончиках наших

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Irons in the Fire: IMMI in 2014

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January 8, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

The political climate in Europe has taken a major U-turn in the last two years, and in 2014 it became significantly more dire. There has been a drastic shift in mood, from a progressive quest for a more liberal and

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Questions by VOA to IMMI on the ISIS domain case

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January 6, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

After voicing our concerns back in October about the shutting down of a website registered on the Icelandic domain .is without going through the courts, we were approached for comments by Voice of America. The website in question hosted ISIS/ISL

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Global Net Neutrality Coalition

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December 22, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

IMMI has joined the Global Net Neutrality Coalition that consists of 51 organisations (and counting) fighting for Net Neutrality world wide. Net Neutrality implies that ISPs be defined as common carriers and not data service providers and as such ensures the

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Whistleblower behind bars: John Kiriakou exposed US torture

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December 10, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Today is Human Rights Day. Yesterday we got to read a heavily redacted 500+ page report (originally 6000+ pages) by the US Senate Select Committee on Torture carried out by the CIA. Of course, the CIA was not alone in

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