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Jamie McClelland



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    55Highlights from the year include:
     7 * Leadership Committee meeting in Mexico City - first time our elected Leadership Committee approved all work plans and a budget for 2014
    78 * Our first ever series of People Links - conference call based meetings with members on a variety of topics. So far we have organized ones on Gender in Technology and another on Net Neutrality
     9 * Attended US Social Forum national coordinators meetings in January (Philadelphia) and May (Jackson, MI) as well as attending bi-weekly meetings for various committees
     10 * Attended Media Access Grassroots Network coalition in July as well as monthly phone calls
     11 * Presented on Internet Privacy at Rights Con conference (March)
     12 * Participated in Knowledge Exchange in Washington DC with the Center for Media Justice and Consumers Union on the topic of Internet Rights and Surveillance
     13 * Attended Jackson Rising Alternative Economy conference in Jackson, MI
     14 * Presented workshop on the role of the Internet for revolutionary work at the Left Forum, included three presenters participating remotely from Mexico City
     15 * Presented at workshop at the Working Class Studies Association conference (State University of NY in Stoneybrook) in June
    816 * In collaboration with the Center for Media Justice and Free Press, we organized a full-day meeting at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit on the topic of Racial Justice and Surveillance attended by over 75 people
    917 * We organized a day-long session in Barcelona, as part of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) membership meeting, on how to defend activists from denial of service attacks - both technical and legal. This meeting has led to a project to build a distributed system among APC members to protect our members
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     18 * Launched our federated social networking site ( - providing integration with Twitter, but defending data sovereignty of our members
     19 * Continue to upgrade and improve our ownCloud server ( - providing ability for members to synchronize their data (files, calendar and contacts) via their phone or desktop computer with a MF/PL protected server
     20 * Ran technical training workshops in both Mexico City and Chiapas
     21 * Mexican operations officially incorporated as a Coop, elected leadership