Sessions at Open Source Bridge 2011 about hacktivism anonymous telecomix egypt fre on Tuesday 21st June

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  • Morning Keynote - Hacking for Freedom

    by Pete Fein

    A first-hand talk about the politics, technology and ethics of hacktivism. I'll give an overview of some of the active groups, including "Anonymous": and "Telecomix": and discuss some of the projects I've worked on in the past few months. See this "blog post": and "video of lightning talk": from Pycon

    • organizing "protests in support of WikiLeaks": and freedom information. Over one hundred cities in two weeks.
    • supporting communications in the Middle East: working 20 hours / day for a week for "Egypt": without dying
    • When the Net is up: proxies, mirrors, VPNs, encryption, retweeting
    • When the Net is down: dialup modem pools, fax blasts, ham radio
    • Works in Progress: two-way radio HOWTOs, Intranet LiveCDs

    Other areas of discussion include: possibilities for future action, staying safe online, IRC etiquette, do-ocracy and anarchic organizing. Questions answered.

    At 9:00am to 9:45am, Tuesday 21st June

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