Birgitta Jónsdóttir

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Birgitta Jónsdóttir (17 April 1967, Reykjavík) is a fellow of the Internet Archive & the chairman for IMMI (International Modern Media Institute). She was a Poetician for the Civic Movement & Pirate Party in the Icelandic Parliament. Birgitta is the co-creator and founding member of the Pirate Party and the Civic Movement. She specializes is 21st century lawmaking with focus on direct democracy, freedom of expression, information and digital privacy. Birgitta is an activist and was a WikiLeaks volunteer in 2010 and played a crucial role in WikiLeaks' release of the Collateral Murder.

In 2010 she put forward the IMMI parliamentary resolution with the aim of resurrecting Iceland as a Save Haven for freedom of expression, information and digital privacy. It was unanimously adopted tasking the Icelandic government in creating this vision. The creation of the IMMI laws is ongoing under the leadership of the current Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir. (2022)