May Meetup: Archiving the Electronic Frontier

For our May meetup, we have invited two Digital Archivists from the University of Texas to lead a discussion on a vast and unique challenge — preserving the huge, complex, and rapidly growing volume of information that our modern culture produces. Video Now Available [0:00] Intro / Announcements [10:42] Jennifer Hecker on Digital Archiving [Slides PDF]…

April Meetup: Law Enforcement Body Cameras

For our April meetup, we invited APD Commander Ely Reyes, activist Debbie Russell, and community organizer Andrew Bucknall to lead a discussion on the push for law enforcement officers to wear body cameras, examining the implications for civil liberties, privacy, public safety, and police accountability. Video Now Available [12:05] Start [16:24] Andrew Bucknall [26:21] Cdr. Ely Reyes [41:05] Debbie…

March Meetup: #EFFsalon at SXSW

For our March meetup, in collaboration with EFF we hosted a “Salon” event during the SXSW festival. Speakers included NSA Whistleblower William Binney, writer Bruce Sterling, and many other advocates for civil liberties on the electronic frontier. Theme: Freedom and privacy on the Electronic Frontier are facing their toughest challenges since the birth of the…