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Nationality  Dutch
Name  Alexander Klopping
Years active  2003
Role  Entrepreneur

Television  De Wereld Draait Door
TV shows  De Wereld Draait Door
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Born  21 January 1987 (age 28) (1987-01-21) Oss, Netherlands
Occupation  entrepreneur, consultant, columnist, student
Known for  IT consultant for Dutch-language media

Education  University of Amsterdam

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Alexander Paul Klöpping ( [aːlɛkˈsɑndər pʌul ˈklɵpɪŋ]; born 21 January 1987) is a Dutch internet entrepreneur specializing in consumer electronics, blogging, and is also a print and online journalist and speaker. Klöpping studies new media at the University of Amsterdam and is a self-described nerd. He is consulted by Dutch-language media for his expertise. He himself states that his expertise is "relative".


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Klöpping started an online company, The Gadget Company, at 16 years of age. In 2005, he went to the United States to study, for half a year at a university oriented to the Democratic Party and another half year at one oriented towards the Republican Party and participated in political campaigns of both parties. He wrote a thesis about the Barack Obama campaign. Starting in March 2008, he wrote for Dutch financial journalist Jort Kelder's website, became editor a few months later and stayed in that position until June 2009.

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He also writes articles for Dutch media Emerce,, NRC Next (once every two weeks on Wednesdays), Vrij Nederland, NTR Schooltv and STER Nieuws.

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Klöpping has been working on Dutch television since 2009. He produced and presented Internet news for Bij ons in de BV and NTR School TV. He is best known for appearing regularly as a technology expert on the talk show De Wereld Draait Door. There, he has demonstrated items including the iPad and Kinect, and commented on the rise of social media, WikiLeaks, the Anonymous cyber-attacks, and Facebook privacy policy. He is an advisor for Mediafonds and member of the jury on TV Lab.

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In 2011, he published the book Wikileaks, alles wat je niet mocht weten ("Wikileaks, everything you weren't allowed to know").

In 2013, he joined the Committee of Recommendation of Dutch whistleblower foundation Publeaks that launched a whisteblowing initiative in September 2013 based on GlobaLeaks software.

In 2013, Klöpping founded the Universiteit van Nederland ("University of the Netherlands"), that organizes and publishes lectures. That year, Klöpping himself taught three classes on the television series DWDD University about the history, present and future of Silicon Valley. Klöpping is a co-founder of Blendle, a platform with articles of thirty major Dutch newspapers and magazines. At Blendle, launched in April 2014, readers pay per article.

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  • WikiLeaks. Alles wat je niet mocht weten, Prometheus. 2011. ISBN 978-90-446-1792-4
  • References

    Alexander Klöpping Wikipedia

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