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This Saturday we stand for liberation

We are horrified and saddened by the attacks on nonviolent protesters in Charlottesville. The videos of white supremacist marchers attacking protesters who engaged in nonviolent civil disobedience or beat innocent protesters are horrible and show how bankrupt their ideas are. James Alex Fields Jr.'s... Read more

Surveillance Camera Mapping Picnic moved to August 26th

In light of the horrific events in Charlottesville and the upcoming rallies on Boston Common, we are moving our surveillance camera mapping picnic to Saturday, August 26th. We hope you all will join us then for a fun time talking with other Pirates and identifying where the downtown Boston's su... Read more

August 19th: Surveillance Camera Mapping Picnic

We have mapped surveillance cameras in many cities and towns, but downtown Boston remains little explored. To fix that, our surveillance camera mapping picnic will be Saturday, August 19th. We will meet near the Visitor Center on Boston Common (139 Tremont St) starting at noon. The schedule is:... Read more

Thursday: Fixit Clinic, Jamaica Plain Public Library (Boston)

From our Boston Organizer, Matt Fealy. Contact him at, if you can help organize a Boston Pirate Party chapter. Celebrating repair by conveying basic troubleshooting skills, Fixit Clinics are do-it-together hands-on STEM-oriented fix-n-learn community-based exploration and disc... Read more

Help find where in downtown Boston we are recorded least

This year we decided to move the annual pirate picnic from Georges Island to a more accessible location. We also want to give it a specific purpose: mapping the CCTV surveillance cameras in downtown Boston. We setup to show the cameras that people have mapped in Open Street M... Read more

Further information

Surveillance Camera Mapping Picnic, 8/26

Surveillance Camera Mapping Picnic, Saturday, 8/26

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  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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