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Jan. Cryptoparty Summary, Next One is 2/24

Here is a summary one of the Somerville Cryptoparty organizers wrote about the January cryptoparty.  The next cryptoparty will be Wednesday, February 24th, 6-9pm at Parts & Crafts, 577 Somerville Ave., Somerville.  If you want to help out with other cryptoparties in New England, join our cryptop... Read more

Pirate Party Testimony in Support of S.1257 / H.2170

Today the Massachusetts' legislature's Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security will hold a hearing on S.1257 / H.2170, "An Act promoting the use of body-worn cameras by law enforcement". A big thanks to Alex Marthews of Digital Fourth/Restore the Fourth, Jaimie McFarlin and others of ... Read more

Mass Political Finance Transparency vs Public Records Transparency

After moving to Boston, one of the first places I visited was the Prudential Center Skywalk. There's a great view up on the 50th floor, along with a gift shop. One of the T-shirts in the gift shop caught my attention; it was parking ticket orange, and said "Boston: a FINE place to visit". Boston ... Read more

Sat., 1/30, Campaign Planning Meeting

Our next 2016 campaign meeting is this Saturday, January 30th from 3-5pm. If you want to ensure that Pirates shake up our one party state, join us. We will meet at 25 Moore St., Somerville, a quick walk from the Davis Sq. MBTA stop. Street parking is available. If you cannot attend, but want t... Read more

Support MA Fusion Center Reform

We voted unanimously to support of S.734, the fusion center reform bill. Digital Fourth is working on this campaign and is urging people to make calls to members of the Judiciary Committee and urge them to support this bill. Here are the names and numbers of the members of the Judiciary Commit... Read more

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No Giveaways To Video Game Makers!

No Giveaways To Video Game Makers!

Candidates Wanted

Candidates Wanted

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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