The Calyx Institute team is at the DEF CON conference in Las Vegas! Please come visit us at the vendor booth. If you are not at DEF CON but have questions or concerns regarding your hotspot, it may take us an additional day or two to respond. If you have technical issues, as always please email our equipment provider Mobile Citizen at careteam@mobilecitizen.
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Here at the Calyx Institute, we don’t believe in letting censors block internet traffic. We’re excited to announce that we’ve received a grant from Internews to help users keep their internet traffic safe by including Pluggable Transports technology into our free CalyxVPN. Help keep your internet traffic safe from censors! Donate to the Calyx Institute so we can keep upgrading the tools we make available for free to everyone on the internet.
We have a new hotspot model for members! The Franklin R850 model has been discontinued by our supplier. Instead, 'Contributor' level members will receive the Coolpad Surf hotspot. Current members are unaffected, and we have no plans to change the membership prices at this time. For more information about the Coolpad Surf hotspot, please see the equipment information page.
The Calyx Institute is proud to sponsor Cryptoharlem, a cybersecurity education series for the people! On Friday, Matt Mitchell gave us his expert recommendations for best ways to encrypt files, store data, work collaboratively, and more. If you couldn't make it, or just want a refresher, you can view Matt's presentation here. Thanks so much to Matt and to everyone who attended!
Lunch and Learn Livestream is BACK! Matt Mitchell (@geminiimatt) and Sarah Aoun (@sa0un) livestream with us about advanced security configurations for communications apps! Nick Merrill will be answering your questions via Twitch and Twitter. Livestream starts 1pm EST. Join us!
Make money, do good! If you are a seller who uses PayPal or eBay to process transactions, you can donate a portion of your item's final sale price to the Calyx Institute to help us keep fighting for a free and accessible internet. Click the links below to learn more!