Events


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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WEEKLY ONLINE EVENT SERIES - Covid-19, digital privacy & open tech part 2

Join us for the second in our weekly online discussion series examining the digital privacy & data protection consequences of the Government's Covid-19 response (if you missed last week's session you can view it here).

This week we'll be joined by Privacy International Advocacy Director Edin Omanovic to hear about privacy concerns over the global response to the crisis, including the involvement of CIA-funded data-mining company Palantir and its emerging involvement with the NHS.

We'll also hear from  Paul-Olivier Dehaye, Founder of PersonalData.IO, a Swiss non-profit dedicated to helping people control their personal data. Paul-Olivier will discuss the role of responsible tech in the age of Covid-19. 

Speakers

Edin Omanovic - Advocacy Director at Privacy International

Paul-Olivier Dehaye - Founder of PersonalData.IO

Jim Killock - Executive Director of Open Rights Group 

When

Friday 3 April 4:30pm

Where

Join the discussion here: https://zoom.us/j/358114717

 

Open Rights Group is aware of the emerging privacy issues with Zoom. During this unprecedented time, it is essential that barriers to participation are low so as many people can be informed as possible. Zoom’s reliable and easy to use interface meets this need but we are exploring open source & privacy conscious alternatives. 

If you want to help ORG explore alternatives, please join us on Riot / Matrix at https://riot.im/app/#/room/#openrightsgroup:openrights.modular.im

 

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ONLINE EVENT - Privacy and the Coronavirus response

Technology and digital rights are critical in the fight against COVID-19.

As the government adopts emergency powers, Open Rights Group (ORG) is on high alert to ensure our digital liberties emerge from this crisis unscathed. 

Join us online for a special live discussion about privacy and open technology in the age of COVID-19.

Speakers

Jim Killock - Open Rights Group Executive Director

Javier Ruiz - Open Rights Group Policy Director

 

When

Friday 27 March 4:30pm

Where

Join the discussion here: https://zoom.us/j/305619899

 

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Chris Pounder - An informed Data Subject's view of the Data Protection Act 2018 slide deck

 

Chris Pounder's slide deck with space for notes available here 

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