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Speaker: Katharina Nocun


Katharina Nocun is a activist working on privacy and Internet freedom. She did her M.Sc. Thesis in economics on the topic of market entry options for decentralized social networks based on free software. She writes about surveillance laws and other threats for democracy in her blog and various German newspapers. She is also member of the advisory board of the Whistleblower Network, a Germany-based NGO that supports whistleblowers from various fields. She is also an ambassador for the The Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations (FRFG) that works on the issue of intergenerational justice in modern societies. During the last years she was leading various nation-wide campaigns on topics such as data retention, net neutrality, asylum for Edward Snowden in Germany, refugee rights and the European General Data Protection Regulation.