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[liberationtech] CryptoParty in Tunis tomorrow (Saturday, 1st December)
asherwolf at cryptoparty.org
Sun Dec 2 03:57:53 PST 2012
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London Cryptoparty specifically pointed out the usefulness of pseudonyms
if signing up for an event, on their wikipage.
On 2/12/12 6:59 AM, Bernard Tyers - ei8fdb wrote:
> - From memory (anyone knowing the please correct me if I am wrong) but the London Cryptoparty which was held in the Google Campus also required real names for "health and safety" reasons. This didn't stop people from signing-up with fake e-mail addresses and names. (Of course not something I would suggest!)
> On 1 Dec 2012, at 14:01, Julian Oliver wrote:
>> ..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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