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NYC LOCAL: Friday 20 April 2012 Surveillance Teach-In at the Whitney Mus

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Subject: NYC LOCAL: Friday 20 April 2012 Surveillance Teach-In at the Whitney Museum of American Art
Date: 20 Apr 2012 03:18:56 -0400

On Friday 20 April 2012, filmmaker Laura Poitras, Jacob Appelbaum
of Tor, Guardian Project folk, Nadim Kobeissi of Cryptocat,
obscure cryptocoiners, Lisp enthusiasts, and Haskell calculators,
will meet, starting at 7:00 pm, at the Whitney Museum of
American Art.  Some will openly, without fear or favor,
demonstrate what owning a computer connected to the Net really

This meeting is free and open to all.

The address of the Whitney Museum of American Art is:

  Whitney Museum of American Art
  945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street
  New York, NY 10021
  General Information: (212) 570-3600

Below is the official announcement from

  Laura Poitras: Surveillance Teach-In
  with Jacob Appelbaum & Special Guests
  Friday, April 20, 2012  7:30 PM TODAY
  Lower Gallery

  Award-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras explores issues of war,
  justice, and power. Her current film trilogy, focusing on America
  post 9/11, documents the Iraq War, secret state surveillance, and
  the suspension of the rule of law in the "war on terror".  For
  this evening program, she is joined by Jacob Appelbaum, computer
  security researcher, privacy advocate, hacker, and human rights
  activist. Woven through the Museum will be interactive
  installations by Stimulate. The Surveillance Teach-In is an
  artistic and practical commentary on living in the contemporary

  Free with Museum admission, which is pay-what-you-wish on Fridays
  from 6-9 pm; there are no special tickets or reservations.

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Jay Sulzberger <>
Corresponding Secretary LXNY
LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.

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