Events

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


Past event on May 01, 2018

ORG Cambridge: April 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/fdpwknyxhbcb/

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Past event on April 30, 2018

ORG Oxford: Modern Threats to Free Speech Online

Could new plans to make Britain "the safest place in the world to be online" have unintended consequences? Hear from ORG campaigns manager Mike Morel and legal officer Alex Haydock about how the Government is working with social media companies to decide acceptable standards for online content. Learn how heavy fines encourage the use of not-so-smart filters that can silence free speech, and how murky definitions of 'harmful content' give social media companies unprecedented control over free expression. No experience is necessary to attend this FREE event.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Oxford/events/249417157/

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Past event on April 26, 2018

ORG Bristol: Modern Threats to Free Speech Online

Could new plans to make Britain "the safest place in the world to be online" have unintended consequences? Hear from ORG campaigns manager Mike Morel, legal officer Alex Haydock about how the Government is working with social media companies to decide acceptable standards for online content. Learn how heavy fines encourage the use of automated censors that hurt free speech, and how murky definitions of 'harmful content' give social media companies unprecedented control over free expression. No experience is necessary to attend this FREE event.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Bristol/events/249388629/

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Past event on April 23, 2018

ORG Cambridge: Modern Threats to Free Speech Online

Could new plans to make Britain "the safest place in the world to be online" have unintended consequences? Hear from ORG campaigns manager Mike Morel and legal officer Alex Haydock about how the Government is working with social media companies to decide acceptable standards for online content. Learn how heavy fines encourage the use of not-so-smart filters that can silence free speech, and how murky definitions of 'harmful content' give social media companies unprecedented control over free expression. No experience is necessary to attend this FREE event.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Cambridge/events/249186670/

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Past event on April 20, 2018

ORG Glasgow & Scottish PEN free speech symposium

ORG Glasgow will have an interactive booth at Scottish PEN's event at Glasgow University. Learn about new threats to free expression, and how the UK Gov is coercing social media companies into policing free speech online.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-precarious-balance-hate-speech-and-free-expression-tickets-44223366279

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Past event on April 19, 2018

ORG Edinburgh: Modern Threats to Free Speech Online

Could new plans to make Britain "the safest place in the world to be online" have unintended consequences? Hear from ORG campaigns manager Mike Morel, legal officer Alex Haydock and organiser Cian Heasley about how the Government is working with social media companies to decide acceptable standards for online content. Learn how heavy fines encourage the use of automated censors that hurt free speech, and how murky definitions of 'harmful content' give social media companies unprecedented control over free expression. No experience is necessary to attend this FREE event.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Edinburgh/events/249186107/

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Past event on April 18, 2018

ORG Manchester: Modern threats to free speech online

Could new plans to make Britain "the safest place in the world to be online" have unintended consequences? Hear from ORG campaigns manager Mike Morel and legal officer Alex Haydock about how the Government is working with social media companies to decide acceptable standards for online content. Learn how heavy fines encourage the use of not-so-smart filters that can silence free speech, and how murky definitions of 'harmful content' give social media companies unprecedented control over free expression. No experience is necessary to attend this FREE event.

https://manchester.openrightsgroup.org/2018/04/08/wednesday-18-april-org-manchester-event-modern-threats-to-free-speech-online/

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Past event on April 17, 2018

ORG Leeds: Modern Threats to Free Speech Online

Could new plans to make Britain "the safest place in the world to be online" have unintended consequences? Hear from ORG campaigns manager Mike Morel and legal officer Alex Haydock about how the Government is working with social media companies to decide acceptable standards for online content. Learn how heavy fines encourage the use of automated censors that hurt free speech, and how murky definitions of 'harmful content' give social media companies unprecedented control over free expression. No experience is necessary to attend this FREE event.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Leeds/events/248885413/

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Past event on April 09, 2018

ORG Norwich: Planning meant for outdoor free speech event

Your brainpower is needed urgently to put together a display on threats to free speech online, including Age Verification, which will attract the attention and participation of passers-by. We can view the available materials and discuss how to arrange them, whether we need any more and if we can offer passers-by hands-on digital experience. We'll also need to draw up a preliminary rota of people to run the stall.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Norwich/events/249257994/

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Past event on April 05, 2018

ORG Glasgow: A discussion of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Paul Mason joins us this month for a discussion on the General Data Protection Regulation. We'll also be planning upcoming ORG campaign events and discussing digital rights & current events. All are welcome!

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Glasgow/events/248442352/

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