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Join the Massachusetts Pirate Party in supporting GMO labelling bill H. 3242

We here at MPP would like to invite you all to join us at a public hearing this coming September 22 before the House Agriculture Committee about Massachusetts’ GMO labeling bill, H. 3242. Support GMO labelling? Great! Come on out! But if you are one of the people who is on the fence about GMO reg... Read more

Call for Fall 2015 Newsletter Submissions

We are starting a quarterly newsletter and would like your submissions. If you have any news articles or links to share for a September publishing of our first quarterly newsletter please send them to Kendra Moyer. We are working with Scribus publishing software that you can find on Read more

Somerville Cryptoparty, Wed., Aug. 26, 6-9pm

There will be a cryptoparty in Somerville on Wednesday, August 26th. It will be from 6-9pm at Parts and Crafts, 577 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143. The current topic is setting up and using I2P as an alternative to Tor. It will also have key signing and there will be people who are happy to... Read more

Join us for our 6th year at Freedom Rally

            We're there every year because it's a great time and a good opportunity to meet activists (aka future pirates!) We will be tabling at the 26th Freedom Rally on September 26th and 27th. It will be on Boston Common and both days are cu... Read more

Senate voting on CISA today. Tell Warren & Markey to vote no!

Using the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) hack as an excuse, Congress is trying to ram through CISA, a new network security bill that is long on surveillance and light on privacy protection. Like the CISPA bill of years past, CISA, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (S.754), would all... Read more

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IRC Meetings Monday Night

The Mass. Pirate Party weekly chat is every Monday at 9pm, Eastern time. To get on:

  1. Go to
  2. Fill out the web form with the Nickname of your choice and enter #masspirates in the Channel box next to it, then click the Connect button
  3. Start typing and reading

You can also connect via your IRC client at one of the servers listed at

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