Peter Sunde Kolmisoppi, 36, a Berlin/Kuopio-based Scandinavian hacker/artist, is working with projects that have the potential to change the society and particularly deals with questions of intellectual property rights.
Sunde is best known for co-founding the controversial The Pirate Bay, a Swedish website that indexes BitTorrent files and bills itself as “The world’s most resilient bittorrent site”. Besides this involvement, Sunde founded Flattr, the first real social micropayment service as well as Heml.is Messenger, a disruptive anonymous encrypted messaging app following the Snowden revelations.
He’s currently developing his art within the organisation Konsthack.
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