Birgitta Jónsdóttir

Internet Archive Fellow

Birgitta Jónsdóttir is a Poetician and a former parliamentarian and co-founder of the Civic Movement & Pirate Party in the Icelandic Parliament & chairman for IMMI (International Modern Media Institute). Birgitta specializes is 21st century lawmaking with focus on direct democracy, freedom of expression, information and digital privacy. She put forward in early 2010 the IMMI parliamentary resolution with the aim of resurrecting Iceland out of its post crisis misery as a Digital Safe Haven for freedom of expression, information and digital privacy. The resolution was unanimously adopted in the parliament, tasking the Icelandic government in creating this vision. The creation of the IMMI laws is ongoing. She is also on the board of The Pursuance Project.