I was lucky to have the privilege to represent Internet Australia on The Internet Society Encryption Expert's Panel at Australia’s Parliament House on Monday 20th of August. My esteemed co-panellists included Professor Hal Abelson from Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Dr Vanessa Teag...

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Having been involved in numerous Cryptoparties, as both a presenter and a facilitator, I thought I might share some reflections on my experiences. CryptoParties are decentralised, casual events, aimed at teaching citizens practical methods for protecting their privacy and digital rights. Each Crypto...

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I recently had the pleasure of participating in the Walkley Foundation panel discussion on "Protecting Sources and Whistleblowers in the Digital Age". My co-panelists were Paul Farrell (Buzzfeed, ex-Guardian), Elise Worthington (ABC), with Julie Posetti (ex-Fairfax/ABC) as commère. As...

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Recently, Electronic Frontiers Australia was generously granted $2,500, by Google, for a Board Member to attend the 2018 Internet Governance Forum in Paris, between the 12th and 14th of November. Someone was going to draw the short straw to attend the forum, and that person was me.

This was the f...

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