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[liberationtech] Call for Participants @ Noisy Square - Putting the Resistance back in OHM

Nadim Kobeissi nadim at nadim.cc
Mon Jun 24 16:17:19 PDT 2013


On 2013-06-24, at 6:23 PM, Griffin Boyce <griffinboyce at gmail.com> wrote:

>   Not only am I going to be presenting three talks at OHM, I will be presenting talks that are (in many ways) totally dead conversations in the US.  
> 
>   It's interesting how much of the debate centers around the presence of police at OHM, as if American hacker cons didn't have the head of the NSA presenting keynotes. Or congratulating a child for doing things an adult could be prosecuted for.  I find it really hard to pass judgement on OHM organizers when our own ecosystem is so unbelievably toxic.

Hear hear, Griffin.
Also, Micah made some good points.

Adding on what Griffin and Micah have saidI think OHM is an opportunity for those discussions to happen between legitimate people at a legitimate and exciting event. I myself am presenting a talk and a workshop at OHM and NoisySquare.

If you want to focus your ire on something, go take a look at how DEFCON and BlackHat are inviting NSA Director Keith Alexander to give the keynote!

NK

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