Events

See our full calendar here.

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


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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Past event on October 02, 2017

ORG Glasgow: 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-Glasgow/events/243106505/

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Past event on September 25, 2017

ORG London: Joyce Hakmeh on cyber crime and dissent in the Gulf

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.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-London/events/243071771/

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Past event on September 25, 2017

ORG Birmingham: Cybersecurity for 'real people'

The purpose of his workshop is to offer practical cybersecurity advice that ‘real people’, not just digital geeks, can understand and apply in their daily lives.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Birmingham/events/242706511/?rv=ea1&_af=event&_af_eid=242706511&https=on

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Past event on September 05, 2017

ORG Worcester: Inaugural Meet Up

Join us for Worcester's first ORG event. Discuss digital rights issues with locals and hear from ORG's legal director Myles Jackman.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Worcester/events/242713384/

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