Events

See our full calendar here.

See our local groups page for details of local meet-ups.


Past event on November 07, 2017

ORG Cambridge: November Monthly 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 (local events to attend or events we organise).

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Cambridge/events/243809653/

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Past event on November 02, 2017

ORG Glasgow: November Monthly Meetup

No need to have been to a Meet-Up before, or have any expertise in any field. All you need to do is care about how technology and rights interact, and be interested to learn more and possibly contribute.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Glasgow/events/243941706/

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Past event on October 30, 2017

ORG Birmingham: Halloween Social

As our next meetup falls just one day before Halloween, we couldn't resist choosing a spooky theme! We’ll be meeting in BOM for some spooky games and activities before going on for drinks at a nearby city centre pub (location TBC).

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Birmingham/events/244094596/

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Past event on October 26, 2017

ORG & FSFE Aberdeen present Cryptonoise

Discuss digital rights issues that are in the news. Learn how you can help to protect your rights in a digital world. Bring a smartphone or laptop and browse the web anonymously, learn about these technologies and chat about the reasons we need them.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Aberdeen/

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Past event on October 17, 2017

ORG Manchester: NO2ID pub meet up

Manchester NO2ID are having an informal pub social meeting from 7:00pm on Tuesday 19th October at the English Lounge, 64-66 High St, Manchester, M4 1EA, for a general chit-chat and to discuss the latest developments with the database state and mass surveillance. Manchester ORG members and supporters are of course welcome to come along for a drink and chat.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Manchester/events/243973438/

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Past event on October 11, 2017

ORG Edinburgh: Free screening of The Internet's Own Boy

Open Rights Group are hosting a free screening of the documentary The Internet's Own Boy. The Internet’s Own Boy tells the life story of programmer, writer, political and internet activist Aaron Swartz, an internet pioneer and free speech campaigner. Aaron Swartz was involved in the development of Creative Commons, Reddit and the campaign against the Stop Online Piracy Act.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Edinburgh/events/243657362/

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Past event on October 10, 2017

ORG London: What next for the Digital Economy Act?

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.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-London/events/243072098/

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Past event on October 05, 2017

ORG Glasgow: Monthly Meetup

No need to have been to a Meet-Up before, or have any expertise in any field. All you need to do is care about how technology and rights interact, and be interested to learn more and possibly contribute.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Glasgow/events/243910932/

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Past event on October 04, 2017

ORG Edinburgh: Scotland's Identity System

On 5 October, Open Rights Group and other privacy interest groups will be meeting with the Scottish Government to discuss the proposals. This public event, hosted by Open Rights Group and the Open Government Network, is for people to come and learn the history of identity debates in Scotland and the UK, the current situation and status of government proposals, and discuss people's concerns before meeting with the Government. 3 diverse speakers will be giving their input across the evening.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Edinburgh/events/243523585/

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Past event on October 03, 2017

ORG Cambridge: Monthly 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 (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.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Cambridge/events/243160003/

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