[kwlug-disc] Interested in a presentation about Privacy?

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Mon Apr 26 11:15:50 EDT 2010


> Sorry for the delay -- trying to think of what to say.
> 
> The abstract you put up already is pretty much perfect.
> Here's what I would say:
> 
> Kyle, _who is not a lawyer_, will outline Canada's privacy laws and acts
> (with some nods towards copyright, just for fun) such as PIPEDA and
> the upcoming ACTA. For the technical side of things, Kyle will give a
> high-level overview of Tor: how it works and why you'd use it. Other
> privacy-enhancing technologies can be discussed, such as PGP,
> WikiLeaks, etc.

Okay. I will put that up sometime today. Do you think 20 minutes will be long enough to cover all that material?

> (As a side note, this might be a good chance to arrange a PGP
> Key Signing party? I've had a key for a while now but haven't done
> any of the "web of trust" stuff it yet -- I'll certainly
> talk about this aspect of using the PGP system.)

This sounds like a plan. I have forgotten the mechanics of running such parties, though. There used to be a key-signing HOWTO someplace -- does that document still apply? I mostly want to tell people what they need to have done before coming to the meeting so that they will be prepared for the party. 

- Paul





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