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Party Conference is in Two Weeks

Our annual party conference, will be Saturday, September 29th at the Community Church of Boston. The conference will focus on planning, expanding our platform and organizing how-tos. We will have time for lightning talks and possibly a small number of panels. Formal sessions will start at 10am and e... Read more

Join us at Freedom Rally 2018 this weekend

We will be at Freedom Rally this weekend, and we want your help. This year our space will be used to tell people about why we need to get rid of Digital Rights Management (DRM) locks, as an outdoor cryptoparty, live streaming site and hopefully a mesh network (with our friends as massmesh.org). W... Read more

The copyright censors won in the EU. But the fight continues

Today the European Parliament voted for the Link Tax 393 to 279 and for Upload Filters 366 to 297.   Additionally, in the EU, no one but the organizer of a sports event will have the right to make available (publish, share, present), reproduce or record it. Thank you for reaching out to your fami... Read more

Two more days to stop the EU censorship machines

It is crunch time in the fight for free speech and against censorship.  In two days, on the 12th, the European Parliament will vote whether to impose copyright upload filters, which are censorship machines and a tax on links. If these bills pass, the damage to freedom of speech in the EU (and pot... Read more

NAFTA 2.0 means we need our own #SaveYourInternet campaign

Sunday EU Pirates and other EU residents demonstrated for the #SaveYourInternet campaign opposing the European Parliament's upcoming vote to impose copyright upload filters and a link tax. Monday Trump announced a new NAFTA treaty that would establish a notice-and-takedown system for copyright safe ... Read more

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