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2020-11-23 MUGOO Zoom iMeeting

Started by AdminMan, October 27, 2020, 03:02:55 PM

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Date: 2020-11-23 (Monday)
Time: 7:30 PM EDT  You can join the Zoom meeting starting at 7:20.
Venue: A Zoom meeting that you can join on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

Although Zoom works in many browsers we STRONGLY recommend using the dedicated app on your device with the largest screen for the best experience.
You do NOT need a Zoom account to join a meeting!
If you need instructions, go here: https://mugoo.com/index.php/Main/UsingZOOM


0 - Group chin-wag while folks log on                                                             - 7:20 - 7:30 PM

1 - MUGOO Elections                                                                                     - 5 min
     Secretary and Meeting Coordinator positions are open
     President running for re-election
2 - VPNs                                                            - with Neil, LeRoy and Marc    - 45 Min                                     
3 - Apple November 10th Event                            - Group Discussion                - 45 Min
4 - Fixit Forum - for any pressing problems                                                      - 10 min

5 - Presidential Firewall Chat and sign-off               - with Wally Kuzmicz             <30 seconds

Unfortunately, no after meeting wings or desserts at the Royal Oak, but feel free to prepare your own snacks and share them with us on screen!

Zoom meeting details:   <---  posted meeting day - will only work for this meeting! Join any time after 7:20, meeting starts precisely at 7:30!!
Meeting ID:expired
Meeting passcode: expired

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Don't forget the Ottawa Public Library!
Even though we have been unable to meet in person at the library, the OPL still offers a wealth of services you can access online. Go to https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en


0 - Group chin-wag while folks log on

1 - MUGOO Elections 
     Congrats to the winners and thanks to those who immediately conceded! (All positions acclaimed.)
     President Wally Kuzmicz
     Vice President Ferriss High
     Meeting Coordinator vacant
     Treasurer Steve Lawrenson
     Secretary   David Rhynas

     Volunteer Emcee Gillian Villeneuve
2a - VPN vs DNS - with Neil - presentation is here:  https://mugoo.com/bigfiles/2020-11-23-DNSvsVPN.pdf

2b - Choosing a VPN vendor - with Marc

Points to consider when looking for a VPN vendor:

- https://vpnoverview.com
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forward_secrecy
- https://vpnoverview.com/privacy/anonymous-browsing/tor/
- https://support.surfshark.com/hc/en-us/articles/360022838873-How-to-watch-Netflix-with-Surfshark-

A sample of VPN providers:

- https://www.vyprvpn.com
- https://nordvpn.com
- https://surfshark.com
- https://strongvpn.com
- https://www.expressvpn.com/vpn-software/vpn-mac/buy/1
- https://privatevpn.com/best-vpn/vpn-mac/
- https://protonvpn.com
- https://protonmail.com

2c - Why I use a VPN - with LeRoy

- https://www.arte.tv/en/
- https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer
- http://www.tv5monde.com                                     
3 - Apple M1-based machines - Group Discussion

- https://www.apple.com/ca/mac/m1/
- https://www.apple.com/ca_edu_93120/shop
- https://appleinsider.com/articles/20/11/24/apple-silicon-m1-mac-mini-review---speed-today-and-a-promise-of-more-later
- https://www.anandtech.com/tag/apple-m1
- https://www.macworld.com/article/3596603/macbook-air-m1-review-an-absolutely-stunning-debut-for-apple-silicon-in-a-mac.html

4 - Fixit Forum - for any pressing problems  (skipped)

5 - Presidential Firewall Chat and sign-off   - with Wally Kuzmicz