Andreas Pfitzmann 1958-2010: Pioneer of Technical Privacy Protection in the Information Society

  • Hannes Federrath
  • Marit Hansen
  • Michael Waidner
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 352)


On September 23rd 2010, Prof. Dr. Andreas Pfitzmann died at the age 52 after a short but serious illness. The focus of his reasoning had been the individual and with him the society, in which he lives. During his life as a researcher Andreas Pfitzmann contributed decisively and groundbreakingly to the technical implementation of the constitutional right to informational self-determination.


Smart Card Privacy Protection Mobile Network Operator Protection Goal Anonymous Communication 
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© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hannes Federrath
  • Marit Hansen
  • Michael Waidner

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