Albany Power eXchange (APeX) Presents

Cryptokink: Protecting Privacy & Security Online w/ Pendorbound

Sat 24 Mar 14:30 PM - 16:00 PM @ Expressions


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Event Details

With so much of kink culture and socialization taking place online, it’s all but inevitable that we have multiple online personas with email and social network accounts. We access these online resources from a variety of devices, some of which we carry with us constantly even in the “real” non-kinky world. Many of these broadcast our location and eagerly try to “connect” us with potential new friends. Often enough, these helpful connective devices give little consideration to our privacy or the fact we might rather not share our names and family details with everyone we meet.

Cryptokink shows you common ways in which your online connections can backfire, oversharing and potentially risking your privacy & safety. We’ll talk about ways that you can balance your ability to communicate against social network companies’ desire to connect you to everyone and share all of your info with anyone willing to pay them for the privilege. We’ll discuss the trade-off’s of various security postures and help you decide how much risk you can accept in exchange for the benefits online services can provide. Call it Risk Aware Consensual Konnecting…

About the presenter: Pendorbound has been an avid kinkster for most of his adult life, a lifelong “geek,” and an occasional teacher of kink related classes for the past several years. Drawn to rope like a mischievous kitten, his love of the sensuality and flexibility of Japanese style rope bondage runs deep. Computer geek and tinfoil hat fashion model by day, his study of computer security has proven time & time again that it’s not really paranoia if they really are out to get you.

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