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Brigitte Zypries
Brigitte Zypries

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    Theresa Züger
    Theresa Züger

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      Ethan Zuckerman
      Ethan Zuckerman

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        Oliver Zöllner
        Oliver Zöllner

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          Michaela Zinke
          Michaela Zinke

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            Christoph Zeiher
            Christoph Zeiher

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              Jost Wübbeke
              Jost Wübbeke

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                Alexander Wragge
                Alexander Wragge

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                  Markus Witte
                  Markus Witte

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                    Stefan Will
                    Stefan Will

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                      John H. Weitzmann
                      John H. Weitzmann

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                        Laura Weißmüller
                        Laura Weißmüller

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                          Halina Wawzyniak

                          Halina Wawzyniak

                          Halina Wawzyniak was born in 1973 in Königs Wusterhausen. She is a lawyer and was the Deputy Chair of the German party Die Linke (The Left) from 2008 to 2012. From 2005 to 2009 she was legal advisor to the Die Linke parliamentary group. Since 2009 she has been a member of the German Bundestag. Now she is the speaker on legal and internet policy for the Die Linke parliamentary group and a member of the Committee for Law and Consumer Protection and the Chair of the Left in the Digital Agenda Committee.
                          Halina Wawzyniak

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                          René Walter

                          René Walter

                          René Walter has documented the contours of internet subcultures on his blog Nerdcore for over 10 years, where he also writes on the socio-psychological effects of networks in new media and how digital life forms itself memetically. He is 42 years old and lives in Berlin.
                          René Walter

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                          Ben Wagner

                          Ben Wagner

                          Dr Ben Wagner is a social and political scientist. He is the Director of the Centre of Internet & Human Rights (CIHR) at the European University of Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder). In his research work, he concentrates on changes in communication, digital rights and the role of the internet in foreign policy.
                          Ben Wagner

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                          Shermin Voshmgir

                          Shermin Voshmgir

                          Shermin Voshmgir, born in Vienna in 1974, studied Business Information Technology at the Vienna University of Economics, and completed her doctorate there. She also attended the Film School of Madrid. Her films have been shown at Cannes and at Documenta. Today, she uses the Blockchainhub.net network she founded to run research and consultancy projects on blockchain, advising both companies and government organizations.
                          Shermin Voshmgir

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                          Konstantin von Notz

                          Konstantin von Notz

                          Dr Konstantin von Notz is the deputy chair of the parliamentary group for the Green party in the German parliament and their speaker for internet policy. He is a member of the Internal Committee and Chair of the “Digital Agenda” Committee and the 1st Parliamentary Investigation Committee of the 18th legislative period (“NSA Committee”).
                          Konstantin von Notz

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                          Dirk von Gehlen

                          Dirk von Gehlen

                          Dirk von Gehlen directs the department of Social Media/Innovation at the Süddeutsche Zeitung, and is engaged with the digital transformation of culture, community and business. In addition to his activities as author and speaker, he runs the Digitale-notitzen.de blog, and has the Twitter handle @dvg.
                          Dirk von Gehlen

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                            Ariane van der Mehden
                            Ariane van der Mehden

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                              Benoît Thieulin
                              Benoît Thieulin

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                                  Harald Summa

                                  Harald Summa

                                  Harald Summa is the founder and Managing Director of eco—Association of Internet Economy. In 1995, Summa founded DE-CIX in Frankfurt am Main. Under his subsequent directorship, it has become the most important internet node worldwide. He is also a lecturer at the Institute of Informatics at the University of Cologne. He is a member of the Federal Ministry for Economics and Energy’s “Initiative Young Digital Economy” committee, and the state of North Rhine-Westphalia’s “Digital Economy” committee.
                                  Harald Summa

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                                  Henry Steinhau

                                  Henry Steinhau

                                  Henry Steinhau works as a freelance journalist and author in Berlin. He regularly publishes pieces at iRights.info and ‘Publik’, amongst many others . He also lectures, moderates debates and discussions, and runs seminars on the basics of journalism and contemporary media-culture. He is a member of the honorary board of Freischreiber e.V., the professional association of freelance journalists in Germany.
                                  Henry Steinhau

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                                  Patrick Stegemann
                                  Patrick Stegemann

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                                    Anatol Stefanowitsch
                                    Anatol Stefanowitsch

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                                      Matthias Spielkamp
                                      Matthias Spielkamp

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                                        Michael Spehr
                                        Michael Spehr

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                                          Aleksandra Sowa

                                          Aleksandra Sowa

                                          People have secrets, and that’s a good thing. Dr. Aleksandra Sowa, alongside the German cryptologist Hans Dobbertin, founded and led the Horst Görtz Institute for Security in Information Technology; she is the author of various books, a speaker, data protection commissioner and an IT compliance manager. As an essayist for the debate magazine The European, and columnist for the newspaper Neue Gesellschaft—Frankfurter Hefte she defends the idea that privacy should remain private and secrecy secret.
                                          Aleksandra Sowa

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                                          Martin Sonneborn
                                          Martin Sonneborn

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                                            Mario Sixtus
                                            Mario Sixtus

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                                              Wolfgang Senges
                                              Wolfgang Senges

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                                                Max Senges
                                                Max Senges

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                                                  Sebastian Seitz
                                                  Sebastian Seitz

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                                                    Gerhard Seiler & Jutta Schneider

                                                    Gerhard Seiler works as a media educator for digital inclusion and education for participation in a digital society. Currently responsible for strategy and innovation at the 21st Century Competence Centre, he previously worked as manager of the “Stiftung Digitale Chancen” (Digital Opportunities Foundation) and has headed projects at the “Haus der kleinen Forscher” (House of Little Researchers) and the federal initiative “Schulen ans Netz e.V.” (Schools on the Internet).

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                                                    Gerhard Seiler
                                                    Gerhard Seiler

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                                                      Michael Seemann
                                                      Michael Seemann

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                                                        Tobias Kremkau

                                                        Tobias Kremkau

                                                        Tobias Kremkau is co-founder of the Institute of New Work and Coworking Manager of St. Oberholz in Berlin. As Editor-at-Large he writes for the blog netzpiloten.de. He is a member of the founding committee of the German Coworking Foundation.

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                                                        Tobias Kremkau

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                                                        Tanja Schultz
                                                        Tanja Schultz

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                                                          Lukas Schöne

                                                          Lukas Schöne

                                                          Lukas Schöne, 24, was born and raised in the provincial town of Attendorn and worked there for three years as a local reporter. He studied social and media sciences with a focus on political communication in Siegen. Now he is completing his training as an editor in the German School of Journalism and studying for a Master’s degree in journalism in Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich.
                                                          Lukas Schöne

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                                                          Julia Schönborn

                                                          Julia Schönborn

                                                          Julia Schönborn blogs at junaimnetz.de about online communications, literature and society. With her karmajob.de project, she supports social initiatives, and as a freelance writer and author she writes enthusiastically for different online magazines. She also talks to and with students about charitable work, as well as at various barcamps and conferences.
                                                          Julia Schönborn

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                                                          Nadine Schön

                                                          Nadine Schön

                                                          Nadine Schön is a lawyer, and has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2009. In 2014, she became Deputy Chair of the Bundestag CDU/CSU parliamentary group. Previously, she was a member of the Saarland state parliament. She is also a member of the “Digital Agenda” commission.
                                                          Nadine Schön

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                                                          Bruce Schneier
                                                          Bruce Schneier

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                                                            Frank Schmiechen
                                                            Frank Schmiechen

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                                                              Holger Schmidt
                                                              Holger Schmidt

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                                                                Annina Luzie Schmid
                                                                Annina Luzie Schmid

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                                                                  Matthias Schindler
                                                                  Matthias Schindler

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                                                                    Christina Schildmann
                                                                    Christina Schildmann

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                                                                      Jan Schallaböck
                                                                      Jan Schallaböck

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                                                                        Kai Schächtele
                                                                        Kai Schächtele

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                                                                          Peter Schaar
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                                                                          Peter Schaar
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                                                                              Adrian Rosenthal & Axel Wallrabenstein

                                                                              Adrian Rosenthal is Head of Digital & Social Media for the communications agency MSLGroup Germany—and has worked for amerikawaehlt.de for almost 10 years, looking at online campaigning in the USA.

                                                                              Axel Wallrabenstein is Chair of MSLGroup Germany and consults on public affairs, political communication and crisis communication. Wallrabenstein was previously spokesperson of the Berlin Senate for Science, Research and Culture, and spokesperson for the Interior Ministry of the State of Saxony.

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                                                                              Lena Rohrbach
                                                                              Lena Rohrbach

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                                                                                Katrin Rönicke
                                                                                Katrin Rönicke

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                                                                                  Kathrin Röggla
                                                                                  Kathrin Röggla

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                                                                                    Christian Rickerts

                                                                                    Christian Rickerts

                                                                                    Christian Rickerts has been on the executive council of Wikimedia Germany since 2015. The non-profit Association for Advancement of Free Knowledge currently has over 35,000 members. Before, Rickerts has worked as Vice President of Corporate Communications at the Bertelsmann Foundation and Managing Director of Reporters Without Borders (German section).
                                                                                    Christian Rickerts

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                                                                                    Pavel Richter
                                                                                    Pavel Richter

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                                                                                      Tim Renner
                                                                                      Tim Renner

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                                                                                        Maria Reimer
                                                                                        Maria Reimer

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                                                                                          Georg Rehm
                                                                                          Georg Rehm

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                                                                                            Matea Prgomet
                                                                                            Matea Prgomet

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                                                                                              Ines Pohl
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                                                                                              Ines Pohl
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                                                                                                Stefan Plöchinger
                                                                                                Stefan Plöchinger

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                                                                                                  Laurie Penny
                                                                                                  Laurie Penny

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                                                                                                    Helena Peltonen
                                                                                                    Helena Peltonen

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                                                                                                      Ada Pellert

                                                                                                      Ada Pellert

                                                                                                      Prof. Dr. Ada Pellert was appointed Rector of the University of Hagen in March 2016. A trained economist, she has worked in the administration of several universities in the German-speaking world and as a professor of Organization, Development and Educational Management.
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                                                                                                      Mads Pankow

                                                                                                      Mads Pankow

                                                                                                      Mads Pankow is the editor of “Die Epilog”, a journal of contemporary culture, and a consultant at the “Zentrale Intelligenz Agentur”. He organizes the annual “Digital Bauhaus” boutique conference in Weimar. He studied media culture and organizational science in Marburg, Malmö and Weimar, and specializes in questions arising at the intersection of technology, philosophy and sociology.
                                                                                                      Mads Pankow

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                                                                                                      Heinz Pampel
                                                                                                      Heinz Pampel

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                                                                                                        David Pachali
                                                                                                        David Pachali

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                                                                                                          Philipp Otto
                                                                                                          Philipp Otto

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                                                                                                            Christine Olderdissen

                                                                                                            Christine Olderdissen

                                                                                                            Christine Olderdissen is a tutorial junkie. From leaky faucets to computer bugs—few problems are new and, luckily, many put their solutions on the internet. The lawyer and journalist extends her hearty thanks to all the know-it-alls online.
                                                                                                            Christine Olderdissen

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                                                                                                            Stephan Noller
                                                                                                            Stephan Noller

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                                                                                                              Stefan Niggemeier
                                                                                                              Stefan Niggemeier

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                                                                                                                Linus Neumann
                                                                                                                Linus Neumann

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                                                                                                                  Felix Neumann
                                                                                                                  Felix Neumann

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                                                                                                                    Jöran Muuß-Merholz
                                                                                                                    Jöran Muuß-Merholz

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                                                                                                                      Sören Musyal
                                                                                                                      Sören Musyal

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                                                                                                                        Carolin Müller-Bretl
                                                                                                                        Carolin Müller-Bretl

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                                                                                                                          Klaus Müller

                                                                                                                          Klaus Müller

                                                                                                                          Klaus Müller has been a member of the leadership of the Federation of German Consumer Organizations since 2014. From 2006 to 2014 Müller was the head of the Consumer Organization of North Rhine-Westphalia. Prior to that the economist was politically active as the Environment Minister in Schleswig-Holstein and until 2006 as a member of the Schleswig-Holstein state parliament. From 1998 to 2000, Klaus Müller was a member of the German parliament for Bündnis 90/Die Grünen.
                                                                                                                          Klaus Müller

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                                                                                                                          Ramak Molavi
                                                                                                                          Ramak Molavi

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                                                                                                                            Stefan Mey

                                                                                                                            Stefan Mey

                                                                                                                            Stefan Mey studied sociology and publicity, comes from Halle and lives in Berlin. He is a freelance journalist and looks at the interrelationships between technology, economics and society. (Twitter: @OmyDot)
                                                                                                                            Stefan Mey

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                                                                                                                            Anna-Katharina Meßmer
                                                                                                                            Anna-Katharina Meßmer

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                                                                                                                              Miriam Meckel
                                                                                                                              Miriam Meckel

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                                                                                                                                Finn Mayer-Kuckuk

                                                                                                                                Finn Mayer-Kuckuk

                                                                                                                                Finn Mayer-Kuckuk has reported for over ten years from East Asia, focussing on economic and technology issues. A trained sinologist and japanologist, he previously worked for the Handelsblatt and is currently a reporter for the Dumont Media Group.
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                                                                                                                                Lorenz Matzat
                                                                                                                                Lorenz Matzat

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                                                                                                                                  Julia Manske
                                                                                                                                  Julia Manske

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                                                                                                                                    Alexander Mankowsky
                                                                                                                                    Alexander Mankowsky

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                                                                                                                                      Jana Maire
                                                                                                                                      Jana Maire

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                                                                                                                                        Heiko Maas

                                                                                                                                        Heiko Maas

                                                                                                                                        Heiko Maas, born in 1966, studied Law at the University of Saarland where he also passed his bar examination. In 1994 he was first elected to the parliament of the state of Saarland. In 1996 he became the Secretary of State and from 1998 to 1999 was the Saarland Minister for the Environment, Energy and Transport. In 2012 he became the Saarland Minister for the Economy, Work, Energy and Transport. Since 17 December 2013 he has been the Minister for Justice and Consumer Protection for the Federal Republic of Germany.
                                                                                                                                        Heiko Maas

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                                                                                                                                        Christoph Lutz

                                                                                                                                        Christoph Lutz

                                                                                                                                        Christoph Lutz is Assistant Professor at the Nordic Centre for Internet & Society and in the Department of Communication and Culture at the BI Norwegian Business School (Oslo). He researches social media and digital communication. As part of his work he investigates new forms of participation, questions of internet privacy, serendipity, the uses of social media in science, the sharing economy and social bots.
                                                                                                                                        Christoph Lutz

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                                                                                                                                        Wolfgang Lünebürger-Reidenbach
                                                                                                                                        Wolfgang Lünebürger-Reidenbach

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                                                                                                                                          Sascha Lobo
                                                                                                                                          Sascha Lobo

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                                                                                                                                            Vera Lisakowski
                                                                                                                                            Vera Lisakowski

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                                                                                                                                              Christian Lindner

                                                                                                                                              Christian Lindner

                                                                                                                                              Christian Lindner is the Federal Chair of the Free Democrat Party (FDP) and Chair of the FDP parliamentary group in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). Since 2012 he is a member of the NRW state parliament and the chair of the NRW national association of the FDP. In 2013, after the FDP was voted out of the German parliament, Lindner was elected Federal Chair of the party.
                                                                                                                                              Christian Lindner

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                                                                                                                                              Hans Leyendecker
                                                                                                                                              Hans Leyendecker

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                                                                                                                                                Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger

                                                                                                                                                Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger

                                                                                                                                                Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger was Federal Justice Minister of Germany from 1992 to 1996 and from 2009 to 2013. As a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe she was also a member of the Committee for Law and Human Rights from 2003 to 2009.
                                                                                                                                                Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger

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                                                                                                                                                Henning Lahmann

                                                                                                                                                Henning Lahmann

                                                                                                                                                Henning Lahmann is a lawyer and works as a freelance political analyst for iRights.Lab. He also writes as a journalist for different publications and has a fortnightly show on Berlin Community Radio.
                                                                                                                                                Henning Lahmann

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                                                                                                                                                Constanze Kurz
                                                                                                                                                Constanze Kurz

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                                                                                                                                                  Peter Kummer
                                                                                                                                                  Peter Kummer

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                                                                                                                                                      Eva Kudraß
                                                                                                                                                      Eva Kudraß

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                                                                                                                                                        Till Kreutzer
                                                                                                                                                        Till Kreutzer

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                                                                                                                                                          Bruno Kramm
                                                                                                                                                          Bruno Kramm

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                                                                                                                                                            Dennis Kogel

                                                                                                                                                            Dennis Kogel

                                                                                                                                                            Dennis Kogel, 28, is a journalist and trainer from Berlin. He speaks about games, technology and internet culture for the public radio station Fritz. He teaches at the Games Academy Berlin and writes reports for GameStar and VICE.
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                                                                                                                                                            Elke Koepping
                                                                                                                                                            Elke Koepping

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                                                                                                                                                              Kaya Köklü
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                                                                                                                                                                Ulrich Klotz
                                                                                                                                                                Ulrich Klotz

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                                                                                                                                                                  Julia Kloiber

                                                                                                                                                                  Julia Kloiber

                                                                                                                                                                  Julia Kloiber works as a project leader for the Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland and is active in the association Digitale Gesellschaft (Digital Society). She works on projects dealing with issues of free knowledge and open data. Currently she is working on the Code for Germany, a German-wide community that develops digital tools and applications from open data.
                                                                                                                                                                  Julia Kloiber

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                                                                                                                                                                  Paul Klimpel
                                                                                                                                                                  Paul Klimpel

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                                                                                                                                                                    Kathrin Klette
                                                                                                                                                                    Kathrin Klette

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                                                                                                                                                                      Torsten Kleinz
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                                                                                                                                                                        Wolfgang Kleinwächter

                                                                                                                                                                        Wolfgang Kleinwächter

                                                                                                                                                                        Wolfgang Kleinwächter is Professor Emeritus for Internet Policy and Regulation at the University of Aarhus in Denmark. From 2013 to 2015 he was a leading member of ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which is responsible for the central administration of internet addresses.
                                                                                                                                                                        Wolfgang Kleinwächter

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                                                                                                                                                                        Alard von Kittlitz & Johannes Gernert

                                                                                                                                                                        Alard von Kittlitz is the editor of at the German weekly magazine Die Zeit. Raised in India, Ethiopia and Germany, he studied Philosophy and History before becoming a journalist. He has worked for Die Zeit since November 2015.

                                                                                                                                                                        Johannes Gernert, born 1980, trained as an editor at the German Journalism School in Munich, and has written for Stern, Neon, Berliner Zeitung, and Spiegel Online. For five years, he was editor at taz.am wochenende, before moving to Die Zeit in 2015. He won the Axel Springer Prize for his report “Kampfzone Kasse” in 2010. His book Generation Porno was published by Fackelträger Verlag the same year. In 2013, he received the Arthur F. Burns Award. His first novel was published by Rowohlt in 2016.

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                                                                                                                                                                        Eva-Maria Kirschsieper
                                                                                                                                                                        Eva-Maria Kirschsieper

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                                                                                                                                                                          Thomas Kessel
                                                                                                                                                                          Thomas Kessel

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                                                                                                                                                                            Jürgen Keiper
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                                                                                                                                                                              Tobias O. Keber
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                                                                                                                                                                                Christoph Kappes
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                                                                                                                                                                                  Frederike Kaltheuner
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                                                                                                                                                                                    Joel Kaczmarek
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                                                                                                                                                                                      Rey Junco
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                                                                                                                                                                                        Roger Jøsevold
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                                                                                                                                                                                          Sabina Jeschke
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                                                                                                                                                                                            Milan Jeron
                                                                                                                                                                                            Milan Jeron

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                                                                                                                                                                                              Ippolita

                                                                                                                                                                                              Ippolita

                                                                                                                                                                                              Ippolita is an indisciplinary research group active since 2005. They conduct wide-ranging research on technologies of domination and their social effects. Ippolita practice convivial cross-circulation of writing from hacker communities to university classrooms. Their essays include: Anime Elettriche (2016), La Rete è libera e democratica. FALSO! (2014), In the Facebook Aquarium (2012), The Dark Side of Google (2007), and Open non è Free (2005). The collective also runs workshops on digital self-defense and convivial informatics for girls, children, academics, affinity groups, tech-heads, and indeed all who are curious.
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                                                                                                                                                                                              Alexander Hüsing

                                                                                                                                                                                              Alexander Hüsing

                                                                                                                                                                                              Alexander Hüsing was born in 1974, studied history and politics, and has been a journalist for more than 20 years. For many years, he was editor of the trade paper Kressreport, and has also worked on a freelance basis for many different media platforms. In 2007, he founded Deutsche-Startups.de, and has been editor-in-chief ever since.
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                                                                                                                                                                                              Lars Hornuf
                                                                                                                                                                                              Lars Hornuf

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                                                                                                                                                                                                Joseph Hoppe
                                                                                                                                                                                                Joseph Hoppe

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Michael Hollmann
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Michael Hollmann

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren

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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Michael Hitz
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Michael Hitz

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lydia Heller

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lydia Heller

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lydia Heller is a freelance writer, reporter and presenter, mainly working with Deutschlandradio Kultur, Deutschlandfunk and Deutsche Welle. Since 2008, her favourite—but not her only—job has been writing radio features about the environment, technology and science.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                          Joerg Heidrich

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Joerg Heidrich

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Joerg Heidrich is a legal advisor and a data protection contractor for Heise Medien (c’t, iX, heise online) and is active as a specialist attorney in IT law in Hanover. Since 1997 he has worked on questions of internet and media law. Heidrich is an educator, the author of many specialist publications, and an advisor on aspects of IT and copyright law.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hans Hege
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kieran Healy
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kieran Healy

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                                                                                                                                                                                                              Justus Haucap
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sebastian Haselbeck
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sebastian Haselbeck

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dietmar Harhoff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dietmar Harhoff

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tanja Haeusler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tanja Haeusler

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tanja und Johnny Haeusler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tanja und Johnny Haeusler

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Boris Hänßler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Boris Hänßler

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Seda Gürses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Seda Gürses

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lorenz Grünewald
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lorenz Grünewald

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Petra Grimm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Petra Grimm

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Friedhelm Greis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Friedhelm Greis

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Eike Gräf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Eike Gräf

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Imogen Goodman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Imogen Goodman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Imogen Goodman is a freelance journalist from the UK with a particular interest in politics, finance and tech. For the past few years, she has been writing extensively about the gambling industry for a range of publications. She is currently studying for a Master’s degree at Freie Universität Berlin.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Pippa Goldschmidt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Pippa Goldschmidt

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Hauke Gierow

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Hauke Gierow

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Hauke Gierow is a journalist with the online magazine Golem.de, specializing in IT-security. He previously worked for Reporters Without Borders and the Mercator Institute for China Studies (Merics), where he maintains a chair as Senior Policy Fellow. He studied Political Science and Sinology in Trier.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Duygu Gezen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Duygu Gezen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Duygu Gezen, whose adopted homeland is the internet, is the first social media trainee for the German public television ARD—and a huge Snapchat junkie. Before her traineeship, she completed a degree in media studies and worked for several years as an internet reporter dealing with web phenomena. In her professional life she concerns herself with format development, Facebook trolls and German rap memes.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kristoffer Gansing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kristoffer Gansing

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Martin Fuchs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Martin Fuchs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Martin Fuchs advises governments, parliaments, parties and administrations on digital communication. Since 2008 he has been a visiting lecturer in Public Affairs at the University of Passau and a lecturer on social media in various universities. He is also the founder of the social media analysis platform Pluragraph.de and blogs on social media in politics and governance at hamburger-wahlbeobachter.de.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Frank Fitzek
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Frank Fitzek

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kirsten Fiedler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kirsten Fiedler

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sarah Falvey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sarah Falvey

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Monika Ermert
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Monika Ermert

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jan Engelmann
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jan Engelmann

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Martin Einsiedler

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Martin Einsiedler

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Martin Einsiedler, born in Leutkirch in 1978, has worked as a sports journalist since 2008, specialising in sports policy. His dissertation on the reunification of German sports in the years 1989/90 was published by the publishing house Meyer & Meyer in 2011. Einsiedler writes for publications including Tagesspiegel and Zeit Online.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Martin Einsiedler

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Holger Ehling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Holger Ehling

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cory Doctorow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cory Doctorow

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Leonhard Dobusch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Leonhard Dobusch

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Valie Djordjevic
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Valie Djordjevic

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Valie Djordjević is an editor, author and speaker. She is interested in web culture, the social effects of technological innovation, literature and art, as well as gender politics. She is a founding member of iRights.info.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Hossein Derakhshan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Hossein Derakhshan

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Geraldine de Bastion & Julia Manske
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Geraldine de Bastion & Julia Manske

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Geraldine de Bastion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Geraldine de Bastion

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Vinton G. Cerf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Vinton G. Cerf

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Andreas Busche

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Andreas Busche

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Andreas Busche is a trained film archivist and film journalist. He is the editor of “Kinofenster”, the online portal for film education,operated by Germany’s Federal Agency for Civic Education and Vision Kino.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dirk Brengelmann
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jörg Breithut
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jörg Breithut

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dominique Boullier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dominique Boullier

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jessica Binsch

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jessica Binsch

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jessica Binsch works as a freelance journalist in Berlin and reports on digitalization and society. She is especially interested in internet politics, internet activism and the social impacts of technological developments.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kai Biermann
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kai Biermann

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Yochai Benkler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Yochai Benkler

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Khesrau Behroz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Khesrau Behroz

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Markus Beckedahl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Markus Beckedahl

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tatiana Bazzichelli

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tatiana Bazzichelli

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tatiana Bazzichelli was born in Rome and has been living in Berlin since 2003. She was a program & conference curator at the transmediale festival in Berlin from 2011 to 2014 and initiated and developed the year-round “reSource transmedial culture Berlin” project. In 2012–2014 she was a post-doctoral researcher at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg, as part of the Centre for Digital Cultures. She was awarded the 2014 “Italian of the Year” by the Comites of Berlin, in cooperation with the Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Berlin.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tilman Baumgärtel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tilman Baumgärtel

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lisa Basten

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lisa Basten

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lisa Basten studied Comparative Literature and Sociology in Munich and Media Studies in Potsdam. She teaches Media Sociology at the Film University Babelsberg, and is completing her dissertation at the Doctoral Program “Good Work” at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB).
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Katarina Barley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Katarina Barley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dr Katarina Barley has been General Secretary of the SPD since December 2015. She has represented the constituency of Trier in the German Bundestag since 2013. Before then she worked, amongst other things, as a judge and a member of the Federal Constitutional Court.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Yasmina Banaszczuk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Yasmina Banaszczuk

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dorothee Bär
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dorothee Bär

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Inke Arns
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Andreas M. Antonopoulos

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Andreas M. Antonopoulos

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Andreas M. Antonopoulos is the author of two books about Bitcoin: Mastering Bitcoin, published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to Bitcoin and The Internet of Money, a book about why Bitcoin matters. As a Bitcoin entrepreneur, Andreas has founded a number of Bitcoin businesses and launched several community open-source projects. He is a permanent host on the popular Let’s Talk Bitcoin Podcast.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Andrus Ansip
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Porter Anderson
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jan Philipp Albrecht

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jan Philipp Albrecht

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jan Philipp Albrecht, born 1982, studied legal science in Bremen, Brussels and Berlin, as well as a Masters course in IT law in Hanover and Oslo. He has been a representative in the European parliament since 2009. He is deputy chair of the Interior and Legal Committee, and speaker on internal and legal matters for the Green parliamentary group.
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