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Fire and Fury, Throwing a Monkey Wrench at Big Tech!

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-8

Join Ethics in Technology for an all-day virtual event with activist and community leaders speaking on what matters most as it relates to surveillance, war and peace. The event will be held on Wednesday 15 September. Please register here to attend.

Speakers include:

  • Vahid Razavi Director of Ethics In Technology
  • Doctor Martin Todd Allen, Associate Minister at the Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples
  • Brett Wilkins, Ethics In Tech Board Member
  • Doctor Karen Melander Magoon, Poetry
  • Tauriq Jenkins, Chair at AIXARRA Restorative Justice Forum, Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town
  • Albert Fox, Founder and Executive Director of Surveillance Technology Oversight Project ( S.T.O.P.)
  • Tracy Rosenberg, Co-coordinator and Advocacy Director at Oakland Privacy and Media Alliance
  • AJ Rice, privacy advocate and the Founder & CEO of Privo Mobile – a tech startup making a dumb phone for modern times, designed for kids. AJ is a privacy ambassador for PDX Privacy – a non-profit focused on advocating for privacy and increasing transparency on the use of surveillance in the Portland area. AJ is also author of the privacy blog Private Matters.
  • Mike Rufo Advisor to Ethics In Tech
  • Farah Bogani(she/her/hers), Project Officer for the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots
  • Adrienne Kinne, President, Veterans for Peace Board of Directors
  • CodePink Carley Towne, National Co-Director of CODEPINK
  • Cristina Deptula, Ethics in Tech Board Member

Comedians include:

  • Mean Dave is a stand-up comedian. He is a regular at Cobb’s Comedy Club, Punch Line in SF and Sacramento and has opened for headliners such as Judy Tenuta, Eddie Pepitone, Big Jay Oakerson, Dan Soder, Allan Havey, Tom Rhodes, Neil Hamburger, Josh Blue, Brent Morin, Bret Ernst and most importantly, Barry Sobel. Most of Dave’s life has been littered with utter disappointment and flat out betrayal that only a sarcastic, cynical sense of humor can remedy. Hopefully this information helps you in your decision as to whether Mean Dave’s comedy will help
  • Nina G is a comedian, professional speaker, and author. She is comfortable performing stand-up comedy, doing book readings at a library or talking to elementary school age children about disability awareness. She has performed and spoke across the world and is an acclaimed keynote speaker on disability issues. With two Tedx Talks, a performance at the Presidential Inauguration Ceremony in 2021 and the release of her book Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn’t Happen, Nina is both funny and professional.


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