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 +====== Cypurr Sessions: 2020/4/2020 ======
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 +{{ :cypurrsession2020.jpg?400 |}}
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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:** Sunday, January 5th 2019
 +  * * **RSVP Here:** https://opencollective.com/cypurr-collective/events/cypurr-sessions-2020-4-2020-0373be1b
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 +Kick off the new year and new decade by taking small steps to improve your data privacy, security and wellbeing. We'll start by getting 2020 vision into the data we share and how it impacts our well-being. We'll also improve our data hygiene by exploring  the Data Detox Kit from Tactical Tech Collective  to help reduce the harm coming from internet companies who monetize and monitor our data.
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 +2/3 train 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.
 +
 +==== Why CryptoParty? ====
 +
 +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.
 +
 +==== What is a CryptoParty? ====
 +
 +CryptoParties are free and open for everyone, but especially ‚Äčthose 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.
 +
 +
 +==== What is The CyPurr Collective? ====
 +
 +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 [[cypurr.nyc|site]] for cool resources and events, or just send us really great GIFS!
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