[Durham] Call-out: Please help us put on a cryptoparty in North East England

mark mark at re-pute.it
Fri Mar 4 19:46:52 UTC 2016

Call-out for help putting on a cryptoparty in Newcastle or Durham

There's some interest in putting on a cryptoparty in May 2016, initially
being discussed on the Open Rights Group NE list (please subscribe and
then reply to this message) [1]

Some of us were involved with one in Durham about 18 months ago [2]. I'm
sending this to our two nearest LUGs as the last one was mostly an
off-shoot from Durham LUG and wouldn't have happened without their
support. Also our local makers as I know some of you will be up for it.

Please let us know if you can help us to organise, decorate, cater,
promote, do a bit of informal teaching, or just generally increase the


> Every time I see the snoopers' charter in the news again, I think to
> myself, we should put on another cryptoparty.
> If we have a core of at least four people who want to make it happen,
> I'm sure we can do it. Say sometime in May? I can find a venue in
> Durham but am open to someone else finding a venue elsewhere.
> Anyone up for it?
> Mark

[1] https://lists.openrightsgroup.org/listinfo/org-northeast
[2] https://www.cryptoparty.in/durham_oct14

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