Slim Amamou

Slim Amamou
  • Partner
    Alixsys

Computer programmer, entrepreneur and blogger. Co-Founder: 1999, AlphaStudios; 2008, ALIXSYS, a web services company for enterprises. Writings focus on the modalities and mechanisms for the emergence of new global society of the Internet. Known for his positions against censorship and intellectual property and fights for the neutrality of the Internet. 2010, arrested for organizing a street protest against Internet censorship; 2011, arrested during Tunisian revolution on the background of Anonymous attacks. 2011, appointed Secretary of State for Youth and Sports, new Tunisian interim government 3 days after getting out of jail; resigned after return of Internet censorship.