What is happening to Journalism & Julian Assange?
Aaron Schwartz Day CryptoBars
Wed 4 December, 6.30 pm Victorian State Library – Village Roadshow Theatrette on La Trobe St Kristinn Hrafnsson – Editor in Chief of WikiLeaks Suelette Dreyfus – technology researcher, journalist, and writer Julian Burnside QC – part of Assange’s legal team Lizzie O’Shea – lawyer, writer, broadcaster Recent raids on broadcasters, journalists and whistleblowers in […]
Digital rights meetup
We have an exciting line-up of speakers (see below). We’ll kick off the evening with drinks and pizza, followed by short talks from the speakers, then a relaxed hour in which attendees can move between “bars”. At each bar, attendees can get information or advice from friendly nerds on a topic related to keeping their […]
McKell Cybersecurity Policy Luncheon
If you are interested in privacy and digital rights, join us at the Mitre Tavern on 15 August for an informal meetup. Everyone is welcome to come along, meet the Digital Rights Watch team and discuss the issues currently facing the digital rights world. Where: Mitre Tavern, 5 Bank Place, MelbourneWhen: 5:30pm, Thursday 15 August […]
Live Hack: Melbourne
Join the McKell Institute for a panel and forum on data security, encryption and the Assistance and Access Act 2018. Panellists will speak about their involvement with the Bill and the Inquiry. Speakers: Arthur Kopsias – NSW Police Force Lizzie O’Shea – Digital Rights Watch John Stanton – Communications Alliance Monday 4 March 2019, 12:30pm-2pm. […]
Internet Freedom Hack: Defending Truth
Is your metadata a trail of breadcrumbs that anyone can follow? We’re partnering with Melbourne Knowledge Week to investigate the tracking capacity of the city of Melbourne.
Safer Internet Day
Digital Rights Watch is proud to support the Internet Freedom Hack, happening this year in Melbourne and Brisbane between 20-22 April.
Attacks on encryption
Safer Internet Day is an opportunity to raise awareness of the safe and positive use of digital technology, and to explore the role we can all play in creating a better and safer online community.
Live Hack: Understanding Metadata
A report on our recent event held at QUT on the state of encryption in Australia.
Snitch Hunt: 10th December 2016
Digital Rights Watch presents a live hack event at the Melbourne Writers Festival: how secure is your personal information? With special guest speakers Scott Ludlam and Gillian Triggs.
Snitch Hunt: get a taste of the power of metadata surveillance, and compete to see who can best abuse it.