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

aestetix aestetix at
Sun Dec 2 05:19:17 PST 2012

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How did they enforce this? Did they simply ask for legal names on a
signup-page, or did they require everyone to present a government-issued
ID for entry?

On 12/2/12 4:02 AM, Marcin de Kaminski wrote:
> The demand for _real_ names in Tunis was not related specifically to the
> Cryptoparty, but rather to the OpenITP event afaik?
> /Marcin
> Asher Wolf skrev 2012-12-02 12:57:
>> 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.
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