Data Privacy for Activists - POSTPONED -- NO MEETING ON 2/20!

Portland's Techno-Activism 3rd Mondays
Portland's Techno-Activism 3rd Mondays
Public group

Northwest Academy

1208 SW 13th Ave, 2nd floor · Portland, OR

How to find us

Details about meeting location and parking are listed below.

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• What we'll do
*** This meeting has been canceled due to weather conditions and will be rescheduled. ***

Join us for a combined meeting with Data Privacy PDX!

Data privacy is important to everyone but can be felt even more keenly by those who advocate for causes that can be controversial. This workshop is to introduce foundational data privacy strategies and teach easy solutions for helping activists protect the privacy of those they engage with and themselves. Of course, you don't have to be an activist to benefit from making your digital life more secure -- all are welcome!

Greg Stromire, a local security engineer and activist, has hosted variations of this workshop for over a year. He will base the content on the interests of those who attend, covering:

• Why Privacy Matters
• Private Messaging, Email, and Voice Communication
• Securing Your Devices
• Best Practices Online
• Storage for Private Data

6:00 PM: Doors
6:10 PM: Introductions and news
6:15 PM: Data privacy
7:15 PM: Q&A
7:30 PM: Wrap up and networking

We'll have snacks, and there will be an opportunity for networking following the talks. We hope to see you there!

By attending this TA3M meeting, you agree to follow our Code of Conduct:

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Portland's Techno-Activism 3rd Mondays is dedicated to providing an informative and positive experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste, or creed.

Our events are intended to educate and share information related to technology and activism, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. Because we value the safety and security of our members and strive to have an inclusive community, we do not tolerate harassment of members or event participants in any form.

Audio and video recording are not permitted at meetings without prior approval.

Our Code of Conduct
( applies to all events run by Portland's TA3M. Please report any incidents to the event organizer.

Meeting and parking details
The meeting will be in the Plaza building at 1208 SW 13th Ave, on the 2nd floor. When coming up 13th, there is an entrance to a surface lot behind our building. We're in the 2-story building (not the 5-story building). The lot should be empty at meeting time. Park anywhere except in the auction winner’s spot. If the the lot is full, use the lot behind the 5-story building.

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