Hacktivism – Linus Neumann, Hacker, Chaos Computer Club, Germany


Hacktivism: How German Hackers Confront Network Surveillance

After Snowden’s revelations, German government was found to have aided US’s NSA and UK’s GCHQ. Linus Neumann will share with us on how hackers’ groups in Germany defended internet safety and freedom to the courts.

Linus Neumann is a computer hacker and Internet activist. He is a spokesperson of the German Chaos Computer Club, Europe’s largest Hacker organization. He is an expert in IT security and a former journalist to the independent news outletnetzpolitik.org.

He will speak about the challenges of maintaining a free and open Internet in Germany, and protecting fundamental digital rights.

Date: 16 May (Mon)
Time: 19:00 – 21:00
Venue: Room 505B, 5th floor, Legislative Council Complex, Admiralty, HK
Language: English
Fee: Free of Charge
Registration: here

Linus Neumann
Computer Hacker & Internet Activist,
Chaos Computer Club, Germany


Internet Society Hong Kong

Supporting Organization:

Office of the Hon Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor (IT)