November 12 2020 GM

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Glitter Meetups

Glitter Meetup is the weekly town hall of the Internet Freedom community at the IFF Square on the IFF Mattermost, at 9am EDT / 1pm UTC. Do you need an invite? Learn how to get one here.

Upcoming Events

@ November 13 | MENA Monthly Meetup

@ November 15 | Women & GNC Meetup

@ November 18 | Asia Monthly Meetup

@ November 18 | Creating Your Own Custom Security Policy

@ November 18 | Annotated Bibliography: Transnational Digital Repression

@ November 19 | Latin American Monthly Meetup

@ November 20 | Independent Media in Lebanon After the Blast

@ November 25 | Africa Meetup


Community Updates

  • Chile: The current context is kind of calmed after the elections, the weather is starting to get warmer, they are doing decently with COVID cases and people can start travelling and stuff like that

Villages Brainstorm

  • Disinformation village
  • Digisec for dummies village
  • Intercultural village
  • Healing spaces for (traumatized/stressed out) activist and community members.
  • Inclusion village
  • Decentralised alternatives for big tech
  • Re-decentralize the web
  • DigiSec pedagogical village (Something that takes into account the emotional aspect and the ways these issues can be explained for behavioral change)
  • Machine Learning (the connected big data collection and the amount of energy to train models are going to eliminate any remaining tech equality and is the final nail in the coffin of open source)
  • Open source intelligence and tools for it (research based on public available data)
  • FUTURE Feminist independen tech
  • Surveillance and circumvention village
  • Digital literacy

New Year’s Eve Project

We are thinking of doing a year in review roundtable where we process what has happened, we talk about it, and just talk. We could send video, voice, or other media as it becomes NYE in respective places and compile somehow. And we could do a "what would you keep, what would you change"