Journalism, Activism, & the Surveillance State

Journalism, Activism, & the Surveillance State

"It seems impossible to communicate safely and securely online. Data hungry corporations and governments siphoning our internet traffic, collecting our searches, and mining our metadata. The same companies that build innovative tools for communication have declared privacy dead. But fear not! People like Marlo Holmes, Director of Newsroom Digital Security at Freedom of the Press Foundation, are working to educate folks how to be confident and effective in securing their communications."

Organizer Freedom of the Press Foundation
"Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) protects, defends, and empowers public-interest journalism in the 21st century. The organization works to preserve and strengthen First and Fourth Amendment rights guaranteed to the press through a variety of avenues, including the development of encryption tools, documentation of attacks on the press, training ...

"Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) protects, defends, and empowers public-interest journalism in the 21st century. The organization works to preserve and strengthen First and Fourth Amendment rights guaranteed to the press through a variety of avenues, including the development of encryption tools, documentation of attacks on the press, training newsrooms on digital security practices, and advocating for the the public’s right to know."

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When?

Thu, Dec. 13, 2018
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central

Where?

Make City (ICNC)
320 North Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
United States of America

"ICNC’s 416,000 square-foot incubator, recently named Make City, located in four buildings on Chicago’s Nearwest side, is one of the oldest and largest business incubators in the world. It houses over 110 new and growing companies across a diverse set of industries including food/beverage, manufacturing, professional services, and apparel."