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The Chaos Communication Congress is a three-day meeting of the international hacker scene, organized by the Chaos Computer Club. The congress features a variety of lectures and workshops on technical and political issues. Hacker is a term used to describe people who use computers. ... The Chaos Computer Club (CCC) is one of the biggest and most influental hacker organisations. ...


The event has taken place regularly at the end of the year since 1984. A fixed time frame (December 27 to December 29) has been the established for a couple of years now. The Congress, having grown up in Hamburg, moved to Berlin in 1998. It usually attracts between 2.500 and 3.500 participants. This page is about the year 1984. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... Hamburgs central promenade Jungfernstieg on the Alster lake, between 1900 and 1914 Hamburg is Germanys second largest city (after Berlin) and, with the Hamburg Harbour, its principal port. ... This article is about the city in Germany. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


The Congress is a low-budget event and tries to keep entry fees low to allow young people to participate. A large range of speakers are part of the scene and organizational work is done by volunteers usually called Chaos Angels.


An important part of the Congress is the hack center allowing room for around 600 people to operate their devices. The hack center and other areas of the Congress are connected to the Internet with a broadband connection. The hack center is considered a huge laboratory for operating and testing modern network technology and software.


Since 1997 the Congress also hosts the annual German Lockpicking Championships. 2005 will be the first year where the Congress lasts 4 days and without the German Lockpicking Championships. 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lock picking is the art of unlocking a lock without its intended key. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lock picking is the art of unlocking a lock without its intended key. ...


See also: Chaos Communication Camp


External links

  • Congress overview
  • 22C3 (2005) Private Investigations, Weblog, Public Wiki
  • 21C3 (2004) Usual Suspects, Weblog, Public Wiki
  • 20C3 (2003) Not a Number
  • 19C3 (2002) Out of Order
  • 18C3 (2001) Hacking is not a Crime
  • 17C3 (2000) Explicit Lyrics
  • 16C3 (1999)
  • 15C3 (1998) All Rights Reversed
  • 14C3 (1997) Nichts Ist Wahr Alles Ist Erlaubt
  • 13C3 (1996) Der futurologische Congress

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22nd Chaos Communication Congress 2005: Call for Papers [LWN.net] (1138 words)
The Congress offers lectures and workshops on a multitude of topics including (but not limited to) information technology, IT-security, internet, cryptography and generally a critical-creative attitude towards technology and the discussion about the effects of technological advances on society.
The Chaos Communication Congress is the annual congress of the Chaos Computer Club e.V. The Congress has established itself as the "European Hacker Conference" assembling people from all over the world.
Community --------- The Chaos Communication Congress invites developers, projects and activists to present themselves and their topics at the Congress.
Chaos Communication Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (252 words)
The Chaos Communication Congress is a three-day meeting of the international hacker scene, organized by the Chaos Computer Club.
The Congress is a low-budget event and tries to keep entry fees low to allow young people to participate.
An important part of the Congress is the hack center allowing room for around 600 people to operate their devices.
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