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 +[[http://​wiki.freesideatlanta.org/​fs/​Info/​|Freeside Atlanta]] is throwing a CryptoParty!
  
 +**When:** 7pm - 11pm on Thursday, July 11, 2013 
 +(and every second Thurs. of the month)
 +
 +**Where:** Freeside Atlanta, 675 Metropolitan Pkwy, Suite 6066, Atlanta, GA 30310
 +(detailed directions [[http://​wiki.freesideatlanta.org/​fs/​Detailed_Directions|on our wiki]])
 +
 +**Cost:** Free, plus cost of tin foil for the making of hats
 +(No paranoia jokes? Too soon?)
 +
 +**What:** A practical workshop for anyone interested in keeping their digital lives private.
 +
 +Bring your laptops, netbooks, tablets and phones - we'll help you learn how to secure them and your communications:​
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 + - full disk encryption for your computers and memory sticks;
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 + - encrypted email, text messages, IM on all your devices;
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 + - anonymous browsing and tracker-avoidance;​
 +
 + - censorship circumvention;​
 +
 + - password generation, databases and management;
 +
 + - keysigning / extending the web-of-trust.
 +
 +If you have knowledge and skills to contribute in these or related areas please come along and share them with us!
 +
 +Plus:
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 + - ad-hoc discussion of the laws that govern who can access your stuff and when; and, at some point in the evening,
 +
 + - our regular round-up and discussion of some cryptography basics and the latest digital-rights news, opinions, and happenings.
 +
 +You don't have to [[http://​www.meetup.com/​Freeside-Atlanta/​events/​125769632/​|sign up]] to come along - but if you do, it helps us prepare. Pseudonymous sign-ups are fine!
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 +Drop in for a few minutes to ask a question or stay all evening and chat about privacy, security, and the interwebz.