[Ninux-Wireless] Fwd: [FOSDEM] [CFP] Decentralized Internet & Privacy devroom @ FOSDEM 2020
clauz a ninux.org
Ven 18 Ott 2019 16:23:24 CEST
Internet of Things (IOT) devroom at FOSDEM 2020: call for proposals
On 10/15/19 9:18 PM, Clauz wrote:
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> From: brabo <brabo at cryptolab.net>
> Sent: October 15, 2019 7:07:51 PM GMT+02:00
> To: fosdem at lists.fosdem.org
> Subject: [FOSDEM] [CFP] Decentralized Internet & Privacy devroom @ FOSDEM 2020
> Welcome to the Decentralized Internet & Privacy devroom at FOSDEM 2020
> (Brussels, Belgium, February 2nd).
> Open Source and Free Software initial promises were to empower
> individuals when it came to computing. Three decades later, computing
> practices are tightly coupled to the Internet ecosystem. PCs are less
> and less used while smartphones are soaring and data is collected and
> stored on servers on which we have very limited control as users. What
> happened to user's freedom and privacy in the meantime? The outlook is
> not so great: we have less and less control over our digital
> environment. Network neutrality is heavily attacked and mainstream
> software products are usually proprietary or run on servers we don't
> have control over. Modern technology has given the powerful new
> abilities to eavesdrop and collect data on people - with critical
> social and political consequences.
> FOSDEM is a free software event that offers free software communities a
> place to meet, share ideas and collaborate. It is renowned for being
> highly developer-oriented and brings together 8000+ participants from
> all over the world. It is held in the city of Brussels (Belgium). In
> 2020, FOSDEM will take place during the weekend of February 1st-2nd
> 2018. More details about the event can be found at https://fosdem.org/.
> On Sunday, February 2nd, the Decentralized Internet & Privacy devroom
> will be a place for development teams to present the state of their
> project and future directions, answer questions from the audience and
> followup in the hacking rooms nearby afterwards.
> Call For Participation
> There is a bright future ahead of us if we unite our efforts toward
> decentralized services and Surveillance Self-Defense (SSD as defined by
> EFF). This devroom welcomes all technical projects and initiatives, to
> share their progress and inspire others.
> Presentation topics could include:
> Technologies and initiatives focused on decentralization:
> - Community-driven networks
> - Community based around self-hosting or local hosting
> - Self-hosting solutions
> - Ethical hosting providers / alternatives to GAFAM (Google, Apple,
> Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft)
> - Decentralized / federated network protocols and platforms
> - Decentralized / distributed instant messaging, file sharing and
> content storage
> Technologies and initiatives focused on privacy:
> - Anonymous overlay networks
> - Whistleblower platforms
> - Privacy oriented Operating Systems
> - Infrastructure supporting anonymous browsing
> - Operational security: how to minimize the amount of information
> someone can collect about you online and on the streets
> - Basic threat modeling: what sort of paranoia do you realistically
> need to have?
> - Steps to minimize damage in the event of a breach
> Talks are expected to be technical as it is FOSDEM.
> ** Important dates
> - 1 Dec 2019: submission deadline for talk proposals
> - 15 Dec 2019: announcement of the final schedule
> - 2 Feb 2020: Decentralized Internet & Privacy (Sunday)
> Steering committee:
> - decentral1se (Yunohost)
> - Christian Pfaab (Uni Bremen)
> - Pili Guerra (Tor Project)
> - Brabo Silvius (Torservers)
> - realitygaps (Librehosters)
> Use the FOSDEM 'pentabarf' tool to submit your
> proposal: https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM20
> If necessary, create a Pentabarf account and activate it.
> Please reuse your account from previous years if you have
> already created it.
> Important! Select the "Decentralized Internet & Privacy" track
> (on the "General" tab).
> Suggested talk length is 20 minutes and 10 minutes for questions.
> Date and location
> Decentralized Internet & Privacy will take place all day long on 2 Feb
> 2020 (Sunday). The room is to be confirmed (Solbosch campus -
> Université Libre Brussels, Brussels, Belgium)
> Recording of talks
> The FOSDEM organizers plan to have live streaming and recording fully
> working, both for remote/later viewing of talks, and so that people can
> watch streams in the hallways when rooms are full. This requires
> speakers to consent to being recorded and streamed. If you plan to be a
> speaker, please understand that by doing so you implicitly give consent
> for your talk to be recorded and streamed. The recordings will be
> published under the same license as all FOSDEM content (CC-BY).
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