Netzwerk Freies Wissen
Netzwerk Freies Wissen (translated: Free Knowledge Network) is a network of individuals, that stands for the protection and extension of the knowledge commons.
Its goal is to protect these commons, which it defines as the entirety of all knolwedge that is freely available to mankind, from the ongoing attacks by the extension of intellectual property rights throughout the world. It also aims towards the extension of the commons by promoting free culture and software.
It is based in Berlin, Germany and aims at raising awareness for these issues within german domestic and foreign policy.