Glitter Meetup (GM) is the weekly town hall of the Internet Freedom community, attracting digital rights defenders from all corners of the world!! During GMs, digital rights defenders to share regional and projects updates, ask questions, share expertise with each other, secure support and resources and, most importantly, connect with other digital rights defenders from all over the world.
@ Every Thursday at 9:00am EST/1:00 PM UTC.
@ Where On the IFF Mattermost? Secure an account here.
@ Missed a GM? Don't worry we take notes every week.
In addition, we invite featured guest from time to time, giving participants the opportunity to learn from their expertise and ask questions. Most importantly, however, for the community of digital rights defenders that are dispersed throughout the globe, GMS help build trust, cooperation, and community. It is also a guaranteed place where individuals can cultivate collaborations and network throughout the year. Check out our:
GM Notes from Past Meetups.
The following are community updates from the weekly Glitter Meetup. If you need to connect to anyone mentioned below, please reach out. We do practice "consensual introductions," meaning we have to check with the person before doing so. No names are associated with the summary notes. Please contact us if you have any questions related to these notes: email@example.com
Featured guest Yonah Welker
Topic Algorithmic Diversity: Zero Exclusion, AI & Ethics (AI & Human Rights)
Featured guest Gus Andrews
Topic Feedback on Thunderbird
Featured guest Tenzin Dolker, Association for Women’s Rights in Development
Topic Feminist funder space and autonomous resourcing
Featured guest Gus Narea
Featured guest Jac sm Kee & Esra'a Al Shafei
Topic Numun Fund
Featured guest Karen Reilly
Topic Accessibility Knowledge
Topic Community Health
Featured guest Gus Andrews
Topic Security Training and Security in a Box
Featured guest Phyu Phyu Kyaw
Topic The rise of online censorship and surveillance in Myanmar
Featured guest Hapee
Topic Improving our work/network on Digital Rights
Topic Q&A with TunnelBear
Featured guest Rodrigue Hajjar, TunnelBear’s Director of VPN.
Topic VPN Glitter Meetup
Topic Greatfire's AppMaker
Featured guest Greatfire developers
Topic Future Skills for Current Challenges
Topic What is Hong Kong National Security Law
Featured guest Lulu and Kaia, Open Culture Foundation
Topic Center for Digital Resilience Help Desk Link
Featured guest CDR staff
Topic Social Media as recordkeepers of activism
Featured guest Isabella, Meedan
Topic Save Internet Freedom: what's going on with OTF
Topic The Onion Browser
Featured guest Fabiola and Benjamin
Topic Tiananmen Protests Anniversary
Topic Trolls and Bullying on the Internet
Topic WomenOnWeb Blocking in Spain
Featured guest Vasilis and Samba, Magma
Topic Community Prototype Fund - Open Tech Fund
Featured guest Tara Tarakiyee, Program Manager
Topic OONI - Open Observatory
Featured guest Maria Xynou and Arturo Filastò
Topic: Journalism during quarantine and Low-end Tech
Topic: Improvements for IF Funders
Topic: Racism in times of COVID-19
Topic Contact Tracing Apps
Featured guest Sean McDonald, FrontlineSMS.