They will be running payed (pretty affordable) digital security classes starting today (at 11pm in Lisbon time). The classes will be held on their BigBlueButton.
If you wanna hear a bit more in-depth explanation of what this is and the way they are funding themselves, take a listen at this inteview (warning youtube!) - starts at 34:45.
Learning Commons Features
Interactive Video Sessions with Member Q&A
Desktop Sharing, Whiteboard, and Video Sharing
Breakout Sessions for Group Collaboration
Public and Private Chat Rooms, Direct E2EE Member Chat
Flipped Classrooms with Direct Feedback and Polls
Optional Evaluations and Recognition of Achievements via Open Badges
Networking Opportunities and Brainstorming Events
Video Session Screenshot
Video session with sonic surveillance demo
Our Promise to Members
You Own the Classes:
Recordings, slides, and other class materials are released under a Creative Commons license.
Classes Are Private:
No dodgy ad-tech tracking by Google or other third parties.
Classes Are Secure:
We don’t require members to install broken apps like Zoom.
No Spying on Members:
We don’t engage in surveillance or member profiling and ask for active, opt-in consent for information.
We offer end-to-end encrypted (E2EE) chat to all members and instructors.
No Ads, No Product Pitches:
When we make recommendations we do it fairly, critically, and without sponsors.
Fresh, No-Nonsense Content:
We don’t cut corners, we talk about current events, and we disclose potential bias.
Our classes offer clear and honest dialogue, delivered simply and without technobabble.
No Hidden Costs:
We don’t trick users into paying for features and describe all membership costs up front.
Read more on their educational commitments here