The Guardian’s Open 20: fighters for internet freedom

James Ball:

British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the world-wide web, champions open data to governments.

Rickard Falkvinge

Founder, the Pirate party

Falkvinge founded the Swedish Pirate party in 2006 to focus on reforming copyright, patents and file sharing laws. The party now has an often marginal presence in 22 countries, with significant presence in Sweden, where it has two members of the European parliament, and Germany, where it polls as the third biggest political party.