This is not new. I remember the Privacy Conference in Canada some years ago (i think it was on 2013 or 2014), sponsored by Facebook, and the most famous privacy-advocate activists going there. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Some of them read this mailing list, and work on privacy-advocate NGOs, or related conferences organization. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ On 21/09/18 22:52, Whonix wrote: > what kind of fucked up "Privacy Conference" to make Google and Microsoft > the sponspors? > > Félix Tréguer: >> Thanks for this initiative, which I gladly join. >> >> Microsoft and Google are also among the sponsors of this conference. And >> many of the concerns expressed about Palantir similarly applies to them. >> >> I think their ties to this conference, and more generally to the >> academic field, is also problematic. I just wish the statement had also >> acknowledged that. >> >> Thanks again, >> >> Félix >> >> >> >> On 9/21/18 11:36 AM, Niels ten Oever wrote: >>> Dear all, >>> >>> The Amsterdam Privacy Conference is about to kick off with Palantir as >>> the Platinum Sponsor. We, as a group of researchers and advocates are >>> dismayed by this. If you are too, consider signing up to the statement >>> below, by sending an email with your name and affiliation (or just your >>> organization if you want to sign up with your organization) to >>> sig...@fundingmatters.tech. You can also find the statement at >>> https://fundingmatters.tech/ >>> >>> Best, >>> >>> Niels >>> >>> -- Esta comunicación puede ser ilegal y/o legalmente vista, recogida, almacenada y utilizada por distintos actores. Si duda sobre el contenido a compartir por estos motivos, evite enviar correos sin cifrar. Si no sabe cifrar, nosotros podemos ayudarla ;-)
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