MisinfoCon will be at DefCon

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For the first time, Hacks/Hackers' partner organization MisinfoCon will be at the hacker conference DefCon!

DefCon will take place from August 11-14 at Caesar’s Forum in Las Vegas. Hotels fill up early, so if you’re thinking of attending, consider booking ahead.

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