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Frank Karlitschek (born 25 July 1973) is a German open source software developer living in Stuttgart, Germany.
Karlitschek argues on his blog that "Privacy is the foundation of democracy." He says that people should have a basic right "to control their own data in the Internet age."
Definition from Wikipedia – Frank Karlitschek