Wau Holland Foundation

Preserving and furthering Wau Holland's unique ideas of free-thinking in the fields of freedom of communication and informational self-determination.

Featured Projects

Informational Self-Determination
As commercial 'social' network services like Facebook abuse user-contributed contents and personal information as an asset to gain financial profit, the Wau Holland Foundation funds projects like p≡p, GnuPG, SecuShare, Unhosted, GnuNET and Psyc that support the informational self-determination of the users in social networks.
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Chelsea Manning
Chelsea Manning is a former US Army intelligence analyst sentenced to 35 years in prison for providing the "Collateral Murder" video, the Afghan and Iraq war logs and classified US State Department diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks, exposing war crimes, corruption and human rights abuses.
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Julian Assange
Julian Assange is the founder and long-time editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks and is persecuted by the American judiciary. He is threatened by extradition to the USA and a trial there because of his journalistic activities.
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Recent News

Moral Courage: Julian Assange

With the arrest of Julian Assange on the basis of a request for extradition from the American judiciary, the Wau Holland Foundation is now collecting donations for his legal defence in the "Civil Courage" project in order to prevent his extradition to the USA. Read more

15 years ago: The WHS is founded

The Wau Holland Foundation celebrates its 15th anniversary: On 19 December 2003, the Regierungspräsiduum Kassel signed the deed of foundation after the foundation business had... Read more

First version of Sequoia PGP released

The first usable release of Sequoia - an OpenPGP library implemented in Rust - was presented by the developers in October 2018. Sequoia is implemented... Read more

"So, what about politics?" - Web3 Summit 2018, Berlin

The Web3 Summit took place from October 22nd to 24th and was organized by the Web3 Foundation. It brought developers and users of decentralized web... Read more

Ways into the Digital Society

The Center for Contemporary Historical Research, Potsdam, presented a book entitled “Wege in die digitale Gesellschaft, Computernutzung in der Bundesrepublik 1955-1990” (“Ways into the Digital... Read more

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