Meet Ups

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Past event on July 04, 2019

ORG Edinburgh - First do no (online) harm.

Join Open Rights Group's Executive Director Jim Killock to discuss the Government's Online Harms white paper. The discussion will be followed by a social at a nearby Pub.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Edinburgh/events/262606329/?rv=co1&_xtd=gatlbWFpbF9jbGlja9oAJGViYzdlMTMyLTk4YmItNDU0OC1iYTcwLWY1YmU4MmI3MWU1OA

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Past event on June 05, 2019

ORG Edinburgh - How portable is portable? Exercising the GDPR's right to data portability

Janis Wong, PhD researcher in Computer Science at the University of St Andrews will discuss the responses to 230 real-world data portability requests, and examine the file formats returned and difficulties in making and interpreting requests.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Edinburgh/events/261670105/

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Past event on April 25, 2019

ORG Aberdeen: Exercising the GDPR’s right to data portability

This talk will discuss the responses to 230 real-world data portability requests, and examine the file formats returned and difficulties in making and interpreting requests.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Aberdeen/events/260396674/

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Past event on March 26, 2019

ORG Edinburgh & Scottish PEN: Defamation Scot: Consult-a-thon

Learn about defamation and help reform Scots Law with Scottish PEN and Open Rights Group Scotland

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Edinburgh/events/259468404/

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Past event on March 13, 2019

ORG Edinburgh: Digital censorship in the UK

We'll hear from ORG’s executive director Jim Killock about the current state of digital censorship in the UK.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Edinburgh/events/259118798/

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Past event on February 28, 2019

ORG Aberdeen: Digital censorship in the UK

ORG’s executive director Jim Killock discusses the current state of digital censorship in the UK & what you can do about it.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Aberdeen/events/258910562/

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Past event on January 17, 2019

ORG Aberdeen: January Cryptonoise

Come along to 57North Hacklab at 19:00 to talk security, digital rights and life in the age of cyber. Our topic this month will be "threat modelling".

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

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Past event on November 22, 2018

ORG Aberdeen: Cryptonoise November 2018

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 to browse the web anonymously, learn about these technologies and chat about the reasons we need them.

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

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Past event on November 01, 2018

ORG Aberdeen: E-voting discussion with the British Computer Society

The Scottish Government have committed to trialling electronic voting as part of its digital strategy. E-voting has been promoted as a way to engage a new generation of voters, but at what costs? Join our discussion with the British Computer Society.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Aberdeen/events/255448120/

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Past event on October 25, 2018

ORG Aberdeen: Oct 2018 Cryptonoise

We will be meeting at 57North Hacklab to bring together like minded people, discuss digital freedoms and explore the use of cryptographic tools.

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

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