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 +====== Cypurr Sessions: Info4Sale ======
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 +==== Info ====
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 +  * * **Location:​** Brooklyn Public Library Central Library 10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn, NY 11238)
 +  * * **Time:** 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 +  * * **Date:** Saturday, May 4th 2019
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 +Nowadays, the world is just one click away, but there’s so much going on in your backyard! Come on by this Cypurr Session, where we’ll talk about some local cybersecurity issues in the five boroughs. From Brooklyn tenants subjected to facial recognition,​ to Amazon workers in Staten Island, we’re looking at issues where New Yorkers need to work together.
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 +Per usual we will also be answering your questions as well discussing harm reducing tech alternatives!
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 +The CyPurr Collective is a group of some tech-minded folks who are very jazzed about cybersecurity,​ cats, and helping folks out with their digital dilemmas. We offer workshops for activists, journalists,​ educators, and everyday folks who want to up their encryption game!
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 +2/3 to Grand Army Plaza or Eastern Parkway/​Brooklyn Museum, or B41 bus. The Info Commons lab and other parts of the library (including bathrooms) are wheelchair accessible.
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 +==== Why CryptoParty?​ ====
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 +Privacy is the space in which ideas are developed, to retreat into whenever you want. This space is not only physical but digital as well. Governments and companies don't want to respect that so we become active ourselves.
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 +==== What is a CryptoParty?​ ====
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 +CryptoParties are free and open for everyone, but especially ​those without prior knowledge, who haven'​t yet attended one.
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 +CryptoParty is a decentralized movement with events happening all over the world. The goal is to pass on knowledge about protecting yourself in the digital space. This can include encrypted communication,​ preventing being tracked while browsing the web and general security advice for computers and smartphones.
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 +To try the programs and apps at the CryptoParty bring your laptop or smartphone.
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 +==== What is The CyPurr Colective? ====
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 +The CyPurr Collective (formerly CryptoSquad NYC) is a group of some tech-minded folks who are very jazzed about cybersecurity,​ cats, and helping folks out with their digital dilemmas. We offer workshops for activists, journalists,​ educators, and everyday folks who want to up their encryption game! Additionally,​ we offer personal security audits for groups/​organizations who are concerned about their cyber-safety. Plus, we have some of the kewlest CryptoParties!
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 +Check out our [[https://​www.facebook.com/​cypurr|FB page]] for cool resources and events, or just send us really great GIFS!