IFF Mattermost

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Where digital rights defenders from around the world gather online!

The IFF Mattermost is a virtual space where community members gather on a daily basis to connect with other digital rights defenders, share updates, and seek advice and support. For those of you not familiar with Mattermost, it is an open source software that functions like Slack. Besides the various channels focusing on various topics, we also host various events throughout the week, which you can find at the bottom of this page.

Apply to Join

We try to cultivate safe and secure spaces for our community members, thus we need to know a bit about you in order to approve your request to join the IFF Mattermost. Write an email to team[at]digitalrights[dot]community asking for an invite, and answer the following questions:

  • Name/Alias:
  • Social Media (any that you’d like to share), such as Twitter, Instagram, Website, Other
  • Project/Organization/Affiliation:
  • Why you want to join:
  • How did you find out about the IFF Square?
  • The email you would like to use for the Mattermost invite:
  • There are eight parts to the IFF’s Code of Conduct. What is the second and sixth part of the Code of Conduct?

To ensure an inclusive, safe and collaborative environment, all community members must abide by the IFF's Code of Conduct Please take a moment to read through it before proceeding. In addition, while we do our best to vet who is on Mattermost, you should treat IFF Square like a public forum. That means take any precautions necessary that you would in any public space, and share only what you feel comfortable sharing.

Glitter Meetup

Every Thursday at 1:00pm UTC, we host our Glitter Meetups (GM), which serve as a weekly town hall for the Internet Freedom community. Come share updates on your work, learn about whats happening in different parts of the world, and secure support or answers to your questions. You can view notes from past Glitter Meetups to see the variety of topics we cover. GMs takes place on the IFF Square channel on Mattermost.