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Freedom of the Press Foundation Presents:
TAILS Workshops

SAT, Mar 19, 2016
1–2:30 pm

Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Theater

Join members of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, including data researcher Matthew Mitchell, David Huerta, co-organizer of CryptoParty NYC, and artist and coder Allison Burtch for an afternoon of workshops on how to protect individual privacy in everyday life using TAILS, a fully-encrypted, privacy-preserving operating system. 

This event is produced in collaboration with Harlo Holmes, Freedom of the Press Foundation, and is part of a series of public events, lectures, and talks organized in tandem with Laura Poitras: Astro Noise.

March 19

1, 3 pm 

Advance registration is required, and includes admission to the Museum’s galleries. Please note: In order to take part in this workshop, each participant must bring a laptop computer on which they have administrator privileges and two blank flash drives.


The Susan and John Hess Family Theater is equipped with an induction loop and infrared assistive listening system. Accessible seating is available.

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A 30-second online art project:
LaTurbo Avedon, Morning Mirror / Evening Mirror

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