Analogue Stress and Social Media Strategies (The Internet Days 2/2)

Analogue Stress and Social Media Strategies (The Internet Days 2/2)

The second day of The Internet Days conference brought interesting keynotes by Harper Reed and Annie Machon. The conference gathered many of the people in Sweden working with IT in Sweden. The Pirate Times was there to listen in on some of the sessions. The Swedish political party Feministiskt Initiativ – FI (Feminist Initiative) described how they used social media effectively during the last election campaign.  Creating positive […]

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Annie Machon — former MI5 agent who blew the whistle

Annie Machon — former MI5 agent who blew the whistle

Annie Machon is ex-MI5: “I was the person sitting behind a desk deciding who should be listened to.” Then she blew the whistle. This is a short summary of the keynote speech she held at the “Internet Days” conference. Annie Machon has a deep knowledge of how far the surveillance in MI5 can go and for her it was way too far. Machon also knows […]

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Keynotes, Fight for the Internet and Open Data (The Internet Days 1/2)

Keynotes, Fight for the Internet and Open Data (The Internet Days 1/2)

“Internetdagarna” (The Internet Days) is one of the most important Swedish conferences for individuals who work with the Internet in various ways. The Pirate Times attended to give you some more insight. It took place 24-25 November 2014  in Stockholm and featured keynote speakers such as Cory Doctorow, Emily Parker, Annie Machon, Harper Reed and the Swedish IT minister, Mehmet Kaplan. At the Internet Days, people who shape […]

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