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Next Privacy Salon 09/05/18 – Ad networks are following you, follow them back

After the scandals surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica everyday users are more aware than ever about what data gathering companies do with the information we wittingly or unwittingly provide to them. But what about the data we “provide” just by visiting a website? In this Privacy Salon we will look at what goes on “behind the scenes”.

Next Privacy Salon 17/04/18 – A DeepDive Into Deep Fakes

Nearly anyone with a laptop and an Internet connection can now distort visual reality to offer exceptionally realistic — but utterly fake — photos and videos of events that did not occur, apparently perpetrated by people who were never there.

Next Privacy Salon 06/02/2018 – Safer Internet Day!

The next Privacy Salon will take place on Safer Internet Day 2018

Martin from pretty Easy privacy will give a talk on the projects’ aims and how they are trying to achieve them and Rafi0t from CIRCL will explain the USB key sanitizer – CIRCLean which has just published a new release.

Next Digital Privacy Salon 17/01/18: Resolution Time!

Resolved to protect your privacy more in 2018?
Got new devices for Xmas and want to make sure they are only sharing what YOU want them to?

Come to the first Salon of the year, we’ve got you covered!

We’ll give practical tips and advice and install some tools so you leave the Salon well on the way to keeping (one of) your resolutions…

Date:
Wednesday 17/01/18, 19:00

Address:
Level2
87 route de Thionville
L-2611 Luxembourg

Next Digital Privacy Salon 06/12/17: Internet of (Xmas) Things

Come and make merry at the last Salon of 2017!

‘Tis the season to be jolly and we’ll be looking at the kind of connected devices people will be giving and receiving this festive season, examining the Big Data aspects of them and seeing whether your device will be a long term hit or a Yuletide brick.

Date:
Wednesday 06/12/17, 19:00

Address:
Level2
87 route de Thionville
L-2611 Luxembourg

Next Privacy Salon 07/11/17: All Hail Our Algorithmic Overlords

In this Privacy Salon we’ll be taking a quick dive into the “Black Boxes” that increasingly control many aspects of our lives, assessing (as much as we can) their influence, and seeing what we can do to keep control in an age of “algorithmic overlords”

Date:
Wednesday 07/11/17, 19:00

Address:
Level2
87 route de Thionville
L-2611 Luxembourg

Digital Privacy Salon Special Edition: BIG DATA 11/10/17

Big Data is a buzzword these days – but is it really the new oil or the new power?

Join us and our special guest speaker Sarah Jamie Lewis to discover exactly what is Big Data, how it affects our everyday lives, the privacy issues it raises and some practical tips to protect ourselves from unwanted data gathering and use.

After the presentation there will be time for socialising with some snacks

Bio: Sarah Jamie Lewis

Digital Privacy Salon Special Edition: CIA/WikiLeaks vs Real World Threats

WikiLeaks recent release of the Vault 7 CIA files has made headlines around the world and led to people questioning whether their devices and communications can be hacked/secured.

We will look at the leaks and if they have implications for citizens in their everyday lives and compare them to other possible threats to privacy and security which definitely do.

We will also ask (and try to answer the question) why these leaks now?

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