Want to be part of the Prep Team? We are organising seminar “Digitised security – How to read the surveillance discourse and fight it!” Apply now!

We, the digital [x] working group, together with CDN and Revolt are organising an international youth seminar on digital rights. It will take place from 24 – 30 April in Bosnia. It was inspired by a digital [x] webinar that looked at the political reactions sparked by the terrorist attacks in Paris and how the tension between security and freedom was framed by agenda setters. A year later, censorship and mass surveillance are becoming the norm, and we want to fight this: we want to change the discourse to achieve better policy and give everyone the tools to protect their freedom even in hostile environments.

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Open call: we are organising seminar “Digitised security – How to read the surveillance discourse and fight it!”. Want to be part of the Prep Team? Apply now!

We, the digital [x] working group, together with CDN and Revolt are organising an international youth seminar on digital rights. It will take place from 24 – 30 April in Bosnia. It was inspired by a digital [x] webinar that looked at the political reactions sparked by the terrorist attacks in Paris and how the tension between security and freedom was framed by agenda setters. A year later, censorship and mass surveillance are becoming the norm, and we want to fight this: we want to change the discourse to achieve better policy and give everyone the tools to protect their freedom even in hostile environments.

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11th digital x meeting – we are still rocking!

It’s been a while since our last post. Time to update you on what’s up with us!

The digital [x] working group met this Tuesday and while few attended, we had a very cosy mumble atmosphere with a quite productive output. Firstly we discussed the strategy for our daily posts on current events, interesting projects and what’s on in digital activism and culture. For now we are posting it four times a week in our Facebook group and you are very welcome to check it out here. Another project we are working on at the moment is the webinar that will take place on the 9th of December. In this webinar we will look at mass surveillance and data collection in light of the recent events in Paris and what implications the fear of terrorism has on the European political debate regarding cybersecurity measures. A more detailed webinar announcement and how to sign-up will follow shortly this week. Everyone is welcome to join, participate and contribute! Stay tuned 😉  

 

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