Events

See our full calendar here.

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


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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Past event on September 05, 2017

ORG Cambridge: Digital Rights meet up

Join us for 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 month.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Cambridge/events/242284984/?rv=ea2&_af=event&_af_eid=242284984&https=on

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Past event on August 22, 2017

ORG Edinburgh: Forward planning for Fresher’s and beyond

Come join the group to discuss plans for the free screening of Internet’s Own Boy in mid-late September, get updates from Scotland Director Matthew Rice on current activities, and suggest topics and events for forthcoming public meetings.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Edinburgh/events/242616028/

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Past event on August 01, 2017

Come and organise ORG Glasgow!

We will be discussing the group's plans to organise a screening of 'The Internet's Own Boy' to tie in with the start of the academic year for Glasgow universities.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Glasgow/events/242167275/

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Past event on August 01, 2017

ORG Cambridge: Digital rights meet up

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/241315668/?rv=ea2&_af=event&_af_eid=241315668&https=on

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Past event on July 28, 2017

ORG Manchester: Blocked.org.uk

Tonight you can help rescue local businesses that are being removed from the Internet. It could be yours!

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Manchester/events/242085814/?rv=ea1&_af=event&_af_eid=242085814&https=on

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Past event on July 27, 2017

ORG Leeds: Digital Rights meet up

Would you like to chat about digital rights, hear about our plans for the month ahead, put forward some ideas or maybe even help out with the group? If so, we will be holding a regular monthly meeting / social starting this Thursday.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Leeds/events/241892125/

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