[opensource] April COLUG Meeting Announcement

Rick Troth rmt at casita.net
Wed Apr 23 11:42:38 EDT 2014


[top posted so I could leave the announcement intact]

I had asked for other sTORies but not gotten much. No problem, except
that there's going to be a gap on the presumed expected content. I've
never used TBB (Tor Browser Bundle). If anyone has experience with TBB,
please be there. Others will likely want to hear.

Also ... as noted ... we'll have discussion about Keybase.io (and a
possible PGP/GPG signing) and Heatbleed (and how it affects Tor).

Hope to see you there!

-- R; <><


On 04/09/2014 02:50 PM, Scott Merrill wrote:
> MEETING NOTICE
> ==============
> Central Ohio Linux Users Group
> Date: Wednesday, April 23 2014, 7 - 9 PM
>
> MEETING PRESENTATION
> ==============
>
> Rick Troth will lead us on a brief tour of Tor
>
> In this presentation, we'll ...
>
>   * discuss where to get Tor and related tools
>   * show simple "client" configuration
>   * show how exit nodes work
>   * demonstrate how "hidden services" work
>   * outline some of the strengths and weaknesses of the Tor network
>   * and ruminate on the rationale for using Tor (or not)
>
> Rick is a Unix oriented programmer/developer and sysadmin with a
> penchant for checking out new tech and other shiny thing. He has used
> virtualization for 30 years, the internet for 25 years, and PGP for
> 20 years.
>
> There's been some discussion of Keybase (https://keybase.io/), and
> it's possible that folks in attendance will have invites available.
> The meeting offers a good opportunity to perform in-person
> verification of identity for the purposes of signing public keys.
>
> As always, feel free to bring with you any ailing or problematic
> systems for expert diagnosis (or destruction).
>
> The upcoming meeting is open to the general public, and all with
> an interest in Linux, Free Software, Open Source Software, Tor,
> security, privacy, encryption, GPG, Keybase, Windows, BSD, Unix, are
> invited.
>
> MEETING SITE:
> =============
> The April meeting will be held at
>
>    FCX Performance, Inc.
>    3000 East 14th Avenue
>    Columbus, OH 43219
>
> Plenty of parking is available. Go to the door at the southwest corner of
> the building. Ring the bell if nobody is there to let you in.
>
> This is an industrial area. It's pretty safe but I wouldn't leave valuables
> visible in your car.
>
>
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