[tor-project] You're invited: PrivChat hosted by Snowden | Friday 12/11 @ 18:00 UTC

Al Smith smith at torproject.org
Fri Dec 11 17:29:22 UTC 2020

Reminder: this is happening in 30 minutes. See you there!

Al Smith (they/them)
Fundraising • Communications
The Tor Project

On 12/2/20 7:05 PM, Al Smith wrote:
> Hello Tor,
> Next Friday, *Edward Snowden *will host Tor’s third PrivChat
> (https://torproject.org/privchat), a fundraising livestream event and
> conversation with human rights defenders + real-life Tor users *Alison
> Macrina* (Founder, Library Freedom Project), *Berhan Taye *(Africa
> Policy Manager and Global Internet Shutdowns Lead, Access Now) and
> *Ramy Raoof* (Security Labs Technologist, Amnesty International). 
> *What: *PrivChat | Tor Advancing Human Rights
> *When: *Friday, December 11 @ 18:00 UTC / 13:00 Eastern / 10:00 Pacific
> *Where: *The Tor Project’s YouTube channel:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2N3GoewgC8
> *
> **// What’s PrivChat? //*
> PrivChat is a fundraising event series held to raise donations for the
> Tor Project. Through PrivChat, we bring you important information
> related to what is happening in tech, human rights, and internet
> freedom by convening experts for a chat with our community.
> *
> **// Tor Advancing Human Rights //*
> The Tor Project's main mission is to advance human rights and freedoms
> by creating and deploying free and open source anonymity and privacy
> technologies. People use our technology, namely the Tor network and
> Tor Browser, in diverse ways. Tor is used by whistleblowers who need a
> safe way to bring to light information about wrongdoing -- information
> that is crucial for society to know -- without sharing their identity.
> Tor is used by activists around the world who are fighting against
> authoritarian governments and to defend human rights, not only for
> their safety and anonymity, but also to circumvent internet censorship
> so their voices can be heard. Tor allows millions of people to protect
> themselves online, no matter what privilege they have or don't have.
> For our third edition of PrivChat, we are bringing you some real-life
> Tor users who will share how Tor has been important for them and their
> work to defend human rights and freedoms around the world.
> Please spread the word! There’s an easy tweet pinned to the top of our
> Twitter page:
> https://twitter.com/torproject/status/1334209034392465409?s=20
> Hope to see you there,
> Al
> -- 
> Al Smith (they/them)
> Fundraising • Communications
> The Tor Project
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