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Open Rights Group exists to preserve and promote your rights in the digital age. We are funded by over 3,000 people like you.
Join us in our monthly meetup to discuss: the current state of digital rights, what we've done in the past month, and what we are planning to do in the upcoming months (local events to attend or events we organise). Maybe a member will give a short (15 - 30 minute) briefing on a topical subject at the beginning of the meeting (e.g. on UK / international legislation, topical privacy or security things such as, say, leaks of medical records). Planning for our first 'Cryptoparty' in Cambridge this autumn, to explain Internet privacy and safety issues technology & law to the public.Event
Fabio Natali will be giving a presentation on the Cryptobar installation, a project aimed at spreading the word about privacy (and privacy-enhacing technologies) in an artistic and accessible way.Event
In an informal pub gathering where ORG's legal director Myles Jackman will be discussing the current state of digital rights legislation in the UK, including the progress of the Digital Economy Act.Event
Joyce Hakmeh will be talking about the use of cyber crime laws to criminalise criticism of governments in the Gulf states on social media. She is a legal and development expert working on the Middle East and North Africa region since 2006. Her areas of expertise include cybercrime, rule of law, good governance, international criminal justice, and international aid. She is researching cybercrime legislation in the Gulf countries and has worked for organizations including UNDP, IFRC, and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, as well as for NGOs and media organizations.