December 11, 2009 | Michael Holloway

Bruce Schneier - video and book giveaway

Bruce Schneier did a benefit gig for Open Rights Group last Friday and here's the video of his 'Future of Privacy' talk and the 45-minute Q&A.

We've also got four copies of his excellent Schneier on Security book to give away. The first four folks who join ORG and send their confirmation email on to with 'Brucey bonus' in the subject line will be the lucky winners.



Open Rights Group: Bruce Schneier Security Talk from Open Rights Group on Vimeo.

Open Rights Group: Bruce Schneier Security Talk (Q&A) from Open Rights Group on Vimeo.

We've also got Ogg versions online if you'd prefer over on Thanks to Mikko for doing such a fine job on the videos.


Comments (7)

  1. uk visa lawyer:
    Dec 14, 2009 at 04:37 PM

    And worth sticking around for.
    It seems our governments are only able to turn the surveillance technology on us - innocent users - rather than the scammers, spammers, phishers, etc.
    If the government here in the UK said they were going to put microphones in every pub in the UK and they'd be recording every conversation there would be a revolution... but that's exactly what they're doing... it's all very worrying... and well done to ORG for helping to stem the tide of the 'all knowing government'.

  2. Peter Hultqvist:
    Dec 13, 2009 at 11:47 PM


  3. Michael Holloway:
    Dec 11, 2009 at 03:05 PM

    Hi Paul

    1. That's fair enough and certailny no disrespect intended to our existing supporters. We should and will do more to provide goodies to you lovely people.

    2. You can download from the sidebar on the page, sorry that's a bit clunky.

    Thanks - always good to get feedback :)

  4. Stephen Jeapes:
    Dec 13, 2009 at 05:42 PM

    If you sign up to Vimeo it then gives you a link to download the .m4v file if you prefer

  5. Paul "Parkylondon" Parkinson:
    Dec 11, 2009 at 11:14 AM

    Just a couple of points of order really.

    1) It might be useful to offer this as a random draw for all members of ORG. We get precious little in the way of personal goodies as part of our membership (other than your fantastic work in protecting our rights LOL) that something like this could only be construed as a slap in the face for founder and later members.

    2) Why can't we download the video? Surely it's not a copyright issue?

  6. dismantr:
    Dec 15, 2009 at 05:42 AM

    Is there any transcript of the talk? I would like to quote some parts of the Bruce's argumentation and an existing transcript would help me. If not, I will do without :-) Thanks

  7. Michael Holloway:
    Dec 15, 2009 at 09:06 AM

    There's no transcript yet, no, but if you produce one then pls tell us where to find it.