DEFCON 201 — Ye Official Constitution


We hold these truths to be self evident that all human hackers are created equal, and that all things are designed to be engineered, taken apart, and hacked. We, the hackers, of DEFCON 201, North New Jersey do solemnly conspire to hold in institution the finest collection of backyard engineer, hacks, and creative uses for all manners of technology. We seek a space to discus technology and work on projects free of outside restrictions imposed by detrimental social constructs. We inspire to be ethical, and hold the use of technology for the better of mankind in our works and plans. We are a DEF CON Group, Area Code 201, Northern New Jersey.

Section I — Vision

DEFCON 201 is a DEF CON group, and affiliate of the DEF CON Groups program started by DEF CON Hacker & Security Convention. We aim to provide the DEF CON experience in the off season, providing talks and workshops,in the Northern Eastern Section (general Hudson County area) of New Jersey. This shall be defined from the New York Border, South to the Driscol Bridge, and west until where Route 15 intersects Route 80. We encourage all others outside of this range to start or join other local DEF CON groups, but shall be welcome to attend anyway.

Section II — Membership

1. Membership is to be open to all persons who either live, work, play, or identify with North Eastern New Jersey. Membership shall be open to, and without prejudice for members of any gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, national origin, or religion. There shall be no test of religion, ideology, creed or other belief, but we reserve the right to reject anyone who holds beliefs against the rights, dignity, and freedoms of persons based on race, national origin, gender, or sexual orientation. We reserve the right to refuse people who have made themselves known to start negative trouble with existing members, other groups, or in general. While we do not restrict membership based on age, but we ask that persons be intellectually and emotionally mature.

Section III — Business, Organization, Operation

1. While understanding and appreciating the difference between “black hat” and “unethical” actions: Neither black hat, nor unethical activities shall be brought to DEFCON 201.

Section IV — Five Points

It is here recognized our earlier 5 Points from the weblog are part of the creed DEFCON 201 character. This wording shall be considered cannon moving forward.

Section V — Code of Conduct

Section VI — Status Of A Living Document

Henceforth, the published DEFCON 201 Constitution and Code fo Conduct will be perceived as a Amendable Living Document. Terms and conditions for changing the rules are in Section III DEFCON 201 business.


North East New Jersey DEFCON Group Chapter. Dirty Jersey Represent! We meet at Sub Culture once a month to hack on technology projects!

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