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[liberationtech] CryptoParty in Tunis tomorrow (Saturday, 1st December)

Julian Oliver julian at
Sat Dec 1 06:01:49 PST 2012

..on Sat, Dec 01, 2012 at 10:31:25AM +0000, dan jones wrote:
> >> You may be aware that a previous event called CryptoParty was
> >> organized during the OpenITP Tech Summit on 27th November.
> >> However, the organizers required people to give their real ID in
> >> order to participate, requirement that was considered as not
> >> acceptable by a number of people, including people from the Tunis
> >> hackerspace.
> > 
> > It sucks that it turned out this way. I didn't want to at all, and
> > I was looking forward to meeting Hackerspace TN folks, but I
> > totally get why you were turned off by the name policy. I probably
> > would be too in the same situation.
> Could someone explain why there was a name policy? I am having trouble
> imagining why?

Well it's quite absurd really, given one of the primary concerns addressed at
Crypto Parties is protecting the right to anonymity.

Julian Oliver

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