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CryptoParty – Privacy for organisers

Tuesday, May 16, 6:00pm – 8:30pm @ Melbourne Blockchain Centre.

Technology is becoming key to organising actions, events and movement building. As part of using these powerful tools, we are putting more information, communications and data online than ever before.

Meanwhile, the Australian government is introducing laws to retain our data, and spending more money and resources on increasingly invasive spying techniques, together with data surveillance and filtering.

Discussion will focus on concepts and solutions to make your organising more private and secure. Aimed at beginners and relevant to experts.

There are ways to secure yourself and your groups. Let us show you how.

Register on our Meetup event here

Invite friends to our Facebook Event



Cryptobar with Shae and Michael

Looking to secure your laptop, tablet and phone, but not sure how? Bring it along and our volunteer tech-experts will lend a hand. Please ensure you have backed up your devices prior to coming along. Tech experts will exercise all care, but have no responsibility for your device and data.

If you consider yourself a tech expert and would like to help people with securing their devices, please let us know in advance, if you would like to come along and volunteer.

Want to get involved?

If you would like to use your skills helping community organisers and protest groups, please come along and we will connect you with the right people.



Event Facilitators

Glenn Todd
17 years working with community groups including Frontline Action on Coal, Friends of the Earth and Reef Defenders. Founder of ActionSkills and producer of the guide Digital Security for Everyone.

Peter Tonoli
More than 20 years experience in the Australian IT industry; having been involved with the internet since its inception in Australia. I cut my teeth through the establishment and system administration of seminal internet services.

Also works as an independent information architecture and security consultant in the non-profit sector for numerous free speech and data sovereignty based organisations.