Markus Kompa is a specialist lawyer for copyright and media law in Cologne. He represents investigative journalists, bloggers and whistleblowers as well as clients who had to defend their reputation.
He also writes himself, mostly for Telepolis magazine on media policy and intelligence services as well as political satires.
"Cold War Leaks", nonfiction about intelligence in the cold war era, Heise-Verlag, 2013
"Das Netzwerk", politthriller about hacking the german federal elections during the Snowden-summer, Westend-Verlag, 2016
(Picture: Intuitive Fotografie / Philippe Ramakers)