part of the unhosted mailing list, I received that. I though you might be interested. I might go, still trying to figure out my agenda for June, but this looks like the gathering I want to follow!
below the mail we received :
Backbone 409: Autonomous infrastructures for a free Internet
June 14-15 2014, Calafou, near Barcelona
A gathering of projects actively building infrastructures for a
free Internet from an anti-capitalist point of view: autonomous
servers, open networks, online services, platforms, open
hardware, free software, etc.
The recent revelations about mass surveillance by states and
corporations made the idea of a free Internet more topical than
ever before, and at the same time generated popular interest in
the topic. There are people who are looking at us to provide
solutions and many others who just got interested about the topic
and look for ways to get involved.
We are organizing a two-day event mixing round table discussions
with practical workshops on security, outreach, knowledge
sharing, usability, sustainability, synergies between projects,
legal issues, etc.
To challenge the language barrier which often excludes Spanish
speaking people from Southern Europe and Latin America from the
Anglo-Saxon discourse, and the other way around, we will provide
If you are interested in coming, please contact us so we can
build a list of participants and structure the content
Backbone 409: http://backbone409.calafou.org/
FA00 8129 13E9 2617 C614 0901 7879 63BC 287E D166