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Nicolas Seidler

Nicolas Seidler

Senior Policy Advisor

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Nicolas Seidler is Senior Policy Advisor at the Internet Society. He joined the organization in February 2010 and currently leads ISOC’s work on Internet and Human Rights issues. He also engages in key global Internet governance issues and processes. Nicolas works with a broad spectrum of international partners, global policy makers and non-governmental stakeholders on a range of Internet issues. In this role he contributes to ISOC's engagement with a variety of international and regional organizations such as the ITU, UNESCO, the Human Rights Council or the Council of Europe. He also plays a key role in coordinating the Internet Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) to the OECD. Nicolas holds a Masters degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva). He also holds a Masters degree in Communication and Media Sciences from the University of Geneva.Nicolas is based in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Trust 1 June 2018

Living in Times of Digital Uncertainty: Are Control and Trust Compatible?

The Cambridge Analytica data misuse is the most recent high-profile incident to impact Internet trust. Trust – or the...

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Human Rights 14 November 2017

Your online freedoms are under threat – 2017 Freedom on the Net Report

As more people get online everyday, Internet Freedom is facing a global decline for the 7th year in a...

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Human Rights 6 September 2017

Libraries Stand for the Internet’s Future and Join the Call to End Shutdowns

Human development cannot happen without inclusive access to information. This, along with reading and applying knowledge helps us to...

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Human Rights 3 May 2017

Join Us at World Press Freedom Day This Week!

A free and independent press, including online, is a pillar of vibrant societies. Yet, its future is in jeopardy. ...

Tell Policy Makers to Think Twice Before Blocking Content or Flipping the Internet Kill Switch Thumbnail
Access 29 March 2017

Tell Policy Makers to Think Twice Before Blocking Content or Flipping the Internet Kill Switch

RightsCon 2017 is kicking off today (29-31 March, Brussels) so we wanted to give you an update and also...

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Privacy 1 July 2016

Embracing privacy in the digital age: a dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on Privacy

On 16 June, the Internet Society hosted an exclusive dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on Privacy (SRP), Prof....

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