Events

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Past event on June 27, 2013

PRISM - What is it and how does it affect UK?

What is PRISM? How does it affect UK citizens, businesses, NGOs, politicians and journalists? And how does it fit into UK and US law? Come along to Parliament on 27th June at 3PM to hear about PRISM and what it means for the UK.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-London/events/125047162/

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Past event on June 13, 2013

Snoopers' Charter: MP debate, Edinburgh

Debate with Ian Murray MP and Marco Biagi MSP on the Snoopers' Charter, hosted by ORG Edinburgh

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-Edinburgh/events/114958252/

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Past event on June 12, 2013

"CDB: The Zombie Bill That Just Won't Die", Manchester

"CDB: The Zombie Bill That Just Won't Die" plus "Reforming OSI For A World Of Clouds" Manchester

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-Manchester/events/121186352/

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Past event on June 11, 2013

ORG Sheffield June meet-up: Simon Phipps

Simon Phipps is President at the Open Source Initiative (OSI), the non-profit organisation that advocates for open source software, builds bridges between open source communities and maintains the canonical list of open source licenses. Currently an independent consultant on open source policy and practice, he was previously head of open source at Sun Microsystems, CSO of startup Forgerock and a founder of IBM’s Java business unit.

https://orgshef-13-06.eventbrite.co.uk

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Past event on June 08, 2013

ORGCon 2013

Book your tickets for now ORGCon2013 now: limited discount early bird tickets available!

https://orgcon.openrightsgroup.org/2013/home

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Past event on June 05, 2013

Mobile phone data for sale: discussion panel with EE and Ipsos Mori

Recent press reports that suggested that Ipsos Mori was marketing individual mobile network usage data to a range of companies , local authorities and public bodies like the Met Police have generated concern. Hundreds of people have used ORG's website to ask their mobile phone providers if their data is being sold and how.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-London/events/121017252/

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Past event on April 29, 2013

Digital Surveillance report launch

Digital Surveillance and the Snoopers' Charter

When 2pm, Monday 29 April
Where: Methodist Central Hall, Robert Perks Room

The report brings together leading Internet experts, lawyers and campaigners to offer credible, less intrusive alternatives to the Government's Communications Data Bill. The authors make a call for more targeted, more transparent and more accountable surveillance laws and offer a number of useful recommendations for how to achieve this.

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Below Richard Clayton, Peter Sommer and Duncan Campbell, some of the authors of our new Digital Surveillance report, discuss their contributions and explain their views on surveillance law: 

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