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TA3M - PGP Resources

on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 20:57

We held a Techno-Activism 3rd Monday meetup on February 17, 2014 at the Mozilla offices in downtown Portland and taught folks about PGP. Thanks again to Mozilla for providing space for the event and getting us delicious food from Nicholas Restaurant. If you'd like to stay in touch about future TA3M events, please sign up for the Portland TA3M Mailing List.

Meeting Notes (feel free to add to them)
Intro and activity slides (PDF) about sending and receiving encrypted messages.
Understanding PGP slides (PDF) from our guest speaker, Benjamin Barenblat. To get the LaTeX source, download


TA3M - Tor Resources

on Sun, 02/09/2014 - 21:52

We had a great time at Flux for our January 2014 Techno-Activism 3rd Monday. Check out the resources we created about using Tor.

January 2014 Techno-Activism 3rd Monday: Resources

on Fri, 01/17/2014 - 01:01

We had a great time with you all on MLK Day for Portland's Techno-Activism 3rd Monday. We've included some resources for you all. Don't forget to sign up for the Portland TA3M Mailing List. It's a low volume mailing list and will keep you updated with future events. 

Here's the powerpoint presentation. Here are the Portland TA3M notes. Feel free to add! 


How to Download Tor

It's really simple. I'll include pictures just to make sure you know you're in the correct place.

Step 1. Go to, and download the bundle for your operating system.

Step 2. Check the type


Techno-Activism 3rd Mondays

on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 23:15
The Privly Foundation (that means us) has decided to organize Portland's version of Techno-Activism 3rd Mondays. 
Techno-Activism 3rd Mondays are meetups on the 3rd Monday of every month (imagine that!) dedicated for folks, both techy and not, to get together and talk about security, privacy, anti-surveilance, and anti-censorship. 
Given our current political climate, Techno-Activism 3rd Mondays (TA3M) are taking off at cities all over the world. The first TA3M event was held in NYC and is the brain-child of the Open Internet Tools Projects (OpenITP). 
We, at Privly, strongly believe that the