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Wikileaks CIA Dump: Vault 7

Monday September 4, 2017. 2:30pm Description Vault 7 is a leak of hacking tools and techniques used by the CIA for covert surveillance. What are the implications of the techniques being used in our everyday lives? What is the harm … Continue reading

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Fact and Fiction of the Knights Templar

Monday September 4, 2017. 1:00pm Description The mysterious Order of the Knights Templar is often referred to in modern books, films, and games. How much is known about this organization? Were they really associated with the Holy Grail? The Priory … Continue reading

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Niche Marketing in eBooks and Print (for Writers)

Sunday September 3, 2017. 11:30am Description What is niche marketing for writers, and what are the special considerations that writers face when writing for niche markets? Are there truly financial opportunities to be had in writing for niche markets? What … Continue reading

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Cosplay Supreme Court Case (Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands)

Monday September 4, 2017. 10:00am Description A Supreme Court case regarding cheerleader uniforms could make all cosplay into copyright infringement in the U.S. What does this case say about cosplay and what are the implications? Panelists Courtney Lytle Meredith Rose … Continue reading

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Hacking 201

Sunday September 3, 2017. 10:00pm Description Q&A from our panel of experts; play “stump the hacker”! We’ll also be running a special edition of Network King of the Hill hacking contest. Bring your own laptop or use one of the … Continue reading

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10 Rules for Dealing with Police Encounters

Sunday September 3, 2017. 8:30pm Description Knowing and asserting your rights along with common sense can greatly improve the outcome of any police encounter. Documentary by flexyourrights.org. A question and answer session will follow the film. Panelists Andrew Greenberg Kara … Continue reading

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Webcomics

Sunday September 3, 2017. 7:00pm Description A behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to produce a successful web-based comic strip series, given by both new and established webcomic artists. Panelists Bill Holbrook (Moderator) Jennie Breeden John Lotshaw Comfort Love Adam … Continue reading

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Fake News and Social Media: The New Propaganda?

Sunday September 3, 2017. 5:30pm Description What is fake news and what kind of risk does it present to society? How can we defend ourselves from this threat and yet maintain a right to free expression? Does truth even matter … Continue reading

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Hacking Mobile Applications

Sunday September 3, 2017. 4:00pm Description One of today’s hottest targets for hackers is mobile apps. Hackers are exploiting mistakes made by app developers. In this discussion, you will see attack vectors for mobile apps and see real examples of … Continue reading

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Crypto Wars Update: U.S., Europe, and Beyond

Sunday September 3, 2017. 2:30pm Description In recent years, state legislators have begun tackling digital civil liberties issues, including broadband privacy, consumers drones, surveillance technology, and virtual currency. In this panel, we will discuss recent trends at our state capitols … Continue reading

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