November 20, 2014 | Mark Wrangham  | Comments (0)

Film Screening: 3 December - The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

Join us at Eten café at 7pm on 3 December where we're showing 'The Internet's Own Boy' depicting the life of internet activist, writer, political organiser and computer programmer Aaron Swartz. The film will be screened upstairs in the Eten loft - a purpose built film screening room with licenced bar. The Eten cafe bistro menu is also available.

November 13, 2014 | Mark Wrangham  | Comments (0)

Privacy Tools - Resources

These are the handouts and presentations from November's Privacy Tools meetup. TextSecure and Redphone for Android are very easy and quick to install. With TextSecure its as simple to send encrypted text messages as it is to send plain text messages.

October 06, 2014 | Mark Wrangham  | Comments (0)

Next Meetup: Wed 12 November 7pm - Practical Privacy Tools for Everyone

Bring your laptops, phones and other devices. We'll help you to install and understand tools you can use to maintain your privacy online.

February 14, 2014 | Richard King  | Comments (0)

PRESS RELEASE: Sheffield Residents in the dark about changes to medical records

"Millions of people still don't have a clue that their family's medical records are about to be uploaded in identifiable form to a body they've never heard of, to be used for things other than their medical care - including being passed to companies outside the NHS." -- Phil Booth, medConfidential.

November 13, 2013 | Richard King  | Comments (0)

November meet-up: whither whistle-blowing?

At our November meet-up we discussed whistle-blowing in the digital age; crypto-parties near us; and responses to our open letter to MPs.

October 29, 2013 | Richard King  | Comments (0)

Joint letter to Sheffield MPs on surveillance oversight

We wrote a joint letter to all Sheffield MPs seeking their views on this summer's mass-surveillance scandals. We asked them to attend a debate in Parliament and to represent our views on a range of related privacy and security issues.

October 27, 2013 | Richard King  | Comments (0)

Meeting topics - what should we discuss next?

I asked everyone at our August meeting to suggest topics for future events. These are now listed on our meetup page. Please vote for those that interest you - or suggest some new ones!

October 25, 2013 | Richard King  | Comments (0)

October meet-up notes and links

This month we met up in the Red Lion pub to discuss how to engage with our elected representatives, ORG's Privacy Not Prism campaign to challenge mass surveillance in the courts, and what happened at the PPUK anti-surveillance demonstration in Manchester.

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