Melbourne #Cryptoparty – a sneak peak

Hackers, lawyers, journalists,and people just generally concerned about the government’s new data retention laws gathered in Melbourne last night for the Thoughtworks #Cryptoparty.

We learned how to encrypt our communications and protect our online privacy from people who may be watching, be they in government or Google.

Greens Senator Scott Ludlum – who’s touring Cryptopartys across Australia – and human rights lawyer Lizzie O’Shea made an appearance and spoke to Catalyst. Here’s a sneak peak. More to come.

Reporter / Editor: Finbar O’Mallon | Camera: Rachael Dexter | Graphics: Andrew Palmer

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