Events


Upcoming on December 02, 2019

ORG Glasgow: The Great Hack film screening

The Great Hack uncovers the dark world of data exploitation through the compelling personal journeys of players on different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data scandal. Our free screening of this groundbreaking Netflix documentary will be followed by a panel discussion.

https://gh-glasgow.eventbrite.co.uk

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Upcoming on November 20, 2019

ORG Norwich: Holding political parties to account for how they handle personal data

Join us for a presentation by Pascal Crowe, ORG's national Data and Democracy Project Officer, on (i) Targeted Ads (political and non-political) (ii) How to Get from Political Parties Details of the Information they Hold on You (iii) Local ORG Groups and the General Election.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Norwich/events/266189522/

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Past event on October 28, 2019

ORG Glasgow: 2 Talks - Confronting the AdTech Leviathan and UK Digital Rights After Brexit

Join the Open Rights Group Campaigns Manager, Mike Morel, in a two part presentation & discussion. First - how the advertising technology industry (AdTech) abuses personal data. Second - we'll take a closer look at the digital facts we’ll face post-Brexit. Learn how new international agreements could affect digital privacy, mass surveillance and speech online.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Glasgow/events/265710633/

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Past event on October 28, 2019

ORG Bristol - Data rights, Workers rights and the Gig Economy

Open Rights Group Bristol, with Bristol Transformed, present an evening of thought provoking talks on data rights, workers rights and the gig economy. After a contribution from each speaker, we will have a panel discussion with opportunity for questions from the audience.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Bristol/events/263889104/

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Past event on October 26, 2019

ORGCon Scotland

Join us for a day of discussion, debate and action about pressing digital rights issues affecting Scotland and the UK. It’s a chance to connect with other people concerned about protecting our rights online and to hear some of the world’s leading experts on data & democracy, police surveillance and digital privacy.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/orgcon-scotland-tickets-72209004075

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Past event on October 19, 2019

ORG Manchester - Confronting the AdTech Leviathan

Join us at Oggcamp in Manchester to hear ORG's Campaign Manager Mike Morel reveal how the advertising technology industry mistreats your personal data and how their abuse is being challenged.

https://oggcamp.org/speakers/

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Past event on October 14, 2019

ORG Norwich - Investigating Fake News

Amanda will present The Kit, a project by Tactical Tech, a German NGO that engages with citizens and civil-society organisations to explore the impacts of technology on society. Then a Q&A about the presentation and fake news in general. Second presentation/Open Debate - subject to be confirmed.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Norwich/events/265325054/

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Past event on October 10, 2019

ORG Edinburgh - Ask Me Anything with data protection expert Chris Pounder

This event will be run like a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA). Chris is knowledgeable across the data protection landscape from subject access rights to law enforcement processing and everything in between.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Edinburgh/events/265126945/

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Past event on October 01, 2019

ORG Cambridge October Meetup

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.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Cambridge/events/qmpbvqyznbcb/

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Past event on September 24, 2019

ORG Norwich - Smart Cars & Facial Recognition Technology

Join our September meetup to hear two presentations on threats from emergent technologies - Facial recognition technology (FTR) & smart cars.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Norwich/events/264695431/

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