Presented by:

Emmanuel Morales (they/them) is a security researcher, a lover of coffee, secure computers, and civil liberties. They also contribute to free software projects in their spare time.

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Democracy dies in darkness, and a free press shines a powerful light.

Most of us subscribe to the idea that free software plays a key role in advancing us toward a free society, but how? One significant way is through free software tools that help the press with their work. In this brief talk, we will take a quick step through the current tools journalists, activists, media workers, and even sources use to maintain a free press. We will also consider how the free software community could improve the situation in an increasingly dark and authoritarian world.

Date:
2019 November 15 - 15:45
Duration:
20 min
Room:
TALKS 3179
Conference:
SeaGL 2019 - A Prime Year for Free Software
Language:
Track:
Security/Infosec
Difficulty:
Easy

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