Municipality wants to ban famous hacker gathering

The mayor of Boxtel, the municipality where the Dutch outdoor hacker conferences What The Hack resides, seems to be refusing a permit for the conference, citing “grave fear that the organisation of this event will endanger law and order as well as public safety”.

whathtehack.jpgPrevious instances of this event have seen no incidents of any kind. We feel this matter needs public attention to get resolved, and we issued a press statement today.

Via The Lunatic Fringe. Press Release.