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New York Android Developers Message Board › Cool Android OS extension talk on April 11th. (Guardian project)

Cool Android OS extension talk on April 11th. (Guardian project)

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Brian G.
user 3018762
New York, NY
Post #: 24
A couple local FLOSS developers are contributors to a project to make Android more secure, private and anonymous. (Think encrypted VOIP meets Tor) NYLUG (New York Linux Users Group) is hosting them at Google on the 11th. All are welcome. Please spread the word, and RSVP here: http://www.meetup.com...­

Full details:

Hans-Christoph Steiner and Lee Azzarello

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The Guardian Project - a privacy, security and anonymity stack for Android

Note: Registration will open on March 28, 2013 Thursday at 4:00pm

While smartphones have been heralded as the coming of the next
generation of communication and collaboration, they are a step
backwards when it comes to personal security, anonymity and privacy.
The Guardian Project aims to create easy to use apps, open-source
software libraries and operating system modifications, and customized
mobile devices that can be used and deployed around the world, by any
person looking to protect their communications and personal data from
unjust intrusion and monitoring.

This talk will give an overview of The Guardian Project, then go deep
into the particular projects that the two speakers lead. Lee will
talk about the Open Secure Telephony Network and how you can run your
own secure telephone system.Hanswill talk about Android development
tools to make it easy to secure your apps: NetCipher for networking,
SQLCipher for databases, and IOCipher for file storage.

Links:
Guardian project - https://guardianproje...­
Open Secure Telephony Network - https://ostel.me...­
NetCipher - https://github.com/gu...­
SQLCipher - https://guardianproje...­
IOCipher - https://guardianproje...­

About Hans-Christoph Steiner:
Hans-Christoph Steiner is a hacker, teacher, and researcher with the
Guardian Project. He focuses on the intersection on humans and
computers with the goal of creating natural interactions between the
two. He has worked in a wide variety of fields, including free
software development, media art, robotics, front line tech support,
jet-powered amusement park rides, and formal and informal teaching
from ages 10 up to graduate students and beyond. Back in 2005, he set
up a Tor node because it sounded like a cool project. Little did he
know that in 2010, Tor would resurface in his life to be central to
how he spends his days and supports his family.

About Lee Azzarello:
Lee Azzarello applies technology in ways that liberate and encourage
free expression. This adventure has led to work in fields such as
grassroots media, independent publishing, file sharing, broadcast,
telephony, big data and new media art. He has worked with the Free
Software community since 2001. He has very good SEO.

Stammtisch - After the meeting ... Join us around 9:00 PM or so at
McKenna's Pub at 250 West 14th Street for some additional conversation
and drinks.
Kevin G.
user 3379840
Group Organizer
New York, NY
Post #: 14
Sorry I missed this. Didn't see it till today. I'm actually porting ORMLite to work with SQLCipher. Coming soon...
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