Session

Live Hack: Understanding Metadata

Digital Rights Watch presents a live hack event: how secure is your personal information? Join Amy Gray and Vanessa Toholka as they delve into the metadata footprint of former Senator Scott Ludlam and former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission Gillian Triggs, to discover how easy it is to derive sensitive facts from the digital traces we leave on the open web. Learn more about metadata retention, the impact on your human rights and what you can do to protect yourself.

This is a free event. No bookings are required.

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Writers

Amy Gray

Amy Gray is a Melbourne-based freelance writer who focuses on feminism, politics, and digital and popular cultures. Gray's work has featured in...

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Vanessa Toholka

Vanessa Toholka is a commentator and radio broadcaster with 3RRR’s weekly technology and computing show Byte into IT. She cut her...

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Scott Ludlam

Scott Ludlam is a former Australian Greens Senator for Western Australia. He was co-deputy leader of the party and the Greens' communications...

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Gillian Triggs

Professor Gillian Triggs is an Australian academic specialising in public international law and the recently departed president of the Australian...

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25 August – 3 September