Switzerland of Bits: crowdfunding a haven for freedom of information & free expression

It’s a 21st-century Tortuga; I’m in!

In all seriousness, though, “civilized” nations are pushing more and more for unwarranted surveillance of their citizenry–all in the same of “security”. Freedom depends on transparency and public accountability–the two things that governments fear most. These concepts must be protected, and good on Iceland for taking those steps!

Since the International Modern Media Institute was founded in 2011 it has been an independent watchdog and advocacy group working to promote and protect freedom of expression and freedom of information….

Source: Switzerland of Bits: crowdfunding a haven for freedom of information & free expression / Boing Boing

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