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bollowStakeholder Group: Civil Society

Region: WEOG


Norbert Bollow is a systems analyst and technologist who participates in the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) movement, in international standardization, and in Internet Governance related debates. His advocacy work is motivated primarily by a strong desire for the protection of personal data and communications privacy.

Bringing together in-depth technical and political understanding, as well as a strong desire for the social, economic, technical and legals systems of information society to be designed according to the public interest, Norbert participates actively in the Swiss Open Systems User Group /ch/open and in a variety of civil society groups in Switzerland including Digitale Allmende and Digitale Gesellschaft. He is also the founder of the initiative to create an online Map of Internet Governance at http://idgovmap.org/ .