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Nicholas Merrill gives talk on privacy at PopTech conference

On October 20th, 2012 The Calyx Institute's executive director Nicholas Merrill gave a talk on the main stage at the PopTech conference in Camden, Maine. PopTech described the talk in this way: "Nicholas Merrill created the Calyx Institute to educate the public regarding the lack of privacy in telecommunications and to develop the infrastructure to implement secure mobile phone and Internet services in a way that has not been done before. “It is just part of human dignity that we want to keep parts of our lives private and have control over who we let in and who we don’t.” To see a video of the talk click here view

Calyx Institute's Executive Director participates in "Security and Freedom" panel discussion at the Turing Festival

Turing Festival The Calyx Institute's executive director, Nicholas Merrill participated in a panel discussion at the Turing Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland on August 25th, 2012 entitled "Security and Freedom". Other participants on the panel included:
  • Ross Anderson (Cambridge University)
  • David Allen Green (Reporter and Lawyer)
  • Dr Wendy Moncur (University of Dundee)
  • Jim Killock (Executive Director of the Open Rights Group)
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Calyx Institute participates in panel discussion entitled "Privacy as if Users Mattered" at PDF2012

On June 12th, 2012, The Calyx Institute's Executive Director Nicholas Merrill participated in a panel discussion entitled "Privacy as if Users Mattered" at the Personal Democracy Forum 2012 conference, held at New York University's Skirball Center.

Other participants in the panel included:

  • Sam Gregory (Program Director, Witness)
  • Andrew Lewman (Executive Director, The Tor Project)
  • Chris Soghoian (Open Society Fellow, Open Society Foundations)
  • Emmanuel Shalit (CEO, Dashlane)
  • Yvette J. Alberdingk Thijm (Executive Director, Witness)

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