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[liberationtech] Oakland Cryptoparty This Sunday at 1pm

Yosem Companys companys at stanford.edu
Fri Jun 14 08:05:37 PDT 2013


Any little bit helps.  +1 to cryptoparties.

On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 8:04 AM, Matt Johnson <railmeat at gmail.com> wrote:
> Eugen, I don't think MTA configuration will help the target audience
> of the cryptoparties. I doubt many of them run their own mail servers.
> I believe they are targeting end user client machines.
>
> Of course you are right that many users will stop using it if it is
> difficult. The idea of the cryptoparty, as I understand it, it to help
> those users. This way more people learn how to use cryptography and
> the the people who write the cryptography software may learn what is
> difficult for end users.
>
> Your dismissive attitude will not help, the cryptoparty might.
>
> --
> Matt Johnson
>
> On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 12:56 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 12:11:34AM -0700, William Gillis wrote:
>>> Now that everyone knows about the NSA isn't it time you tackled setting up
>>> PGP?
>>
>> If it's not transparent, Johny User will eventually drop it.
>>
>> Before you do that, rather enable StartTLS on your mail
>> transport agent (e.g. postfix). And then install email encryption
>> gateways http://www.postfix.org/addon.html#security-gateway
>> https://code.google.com/p/gpg-mailgate/
>>
>> After you have done that, you can turn to PGP/SMIME for end
>> user MUAs.
>>
>>> Are you or friends you know looking to adopt bread and butter encryption
>>> tools online and on your phone? Could you use folks to show the way, lend a
>>> hand, answer questions, or offer explanations? Drop by Sudoroom (2141
>>> Broadway, Oakland CA) between 1pm and 4:30pm this Sunday the 16th!
>>>
>>> The NSA leaks provide most folks with a rare impetus to slog though
>>> installing and getting up to speed on the basics. If you can merely handle
>>> showing random people off the street one-on-one how to download textsecure
>>> from google's appstore, you're golden, we want you to come hang with us and
>>> potentially save people's lives, certainly their privacy.
>>>
>>> Think impromptu demonstrations, one-on-one help and informal presentations.
>>>
>>> https://sudoroom.org/ai1ec_event/digital-security-workshop/?instance_id
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