Archive by month: November 2011

We will bring our fight against the PROTECT IP bill directly to Senator Brown's Boston office on Tuesday, December 6th. We will meet at noon in front of the JFK Federal Building at 15 New Sudbury Street across from Boston City Hall. Please join us in telling Senator Brown that he must oppose PROTECT IP. We need your help to spread the word about this rally and we will have posters you can print out and post soon. Please share the date widely. We will meet on our IRC channel this Thursday ...
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We will hold our first of what will hopefully be many Pirate lunchs this Wednesday. We will meet at noon at the Joshua Tree restaurant on 256 Elm St. in Davis Sq., Somerville.

 

In the next few weeks or maybe even sooner, the Senate may vote to approve the PROTECT IP bill.  PROTECT IP, like SOPA its even more draconian House counterpart, would create a variety of ways for corporations and the US government to censor the Internet as demonstrated in this video by Fight for the Future. We know a majority of Americans oppose the measures that PROTECT IP would impose to prop up the failed business models of the large media corporations.  We can stop this bill! Plea...
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Today, November 16th, is American Censorship Day.   It is so named because today the House Judiciary Committee will hold hearings on the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). SOPA, also called the Enforcing and Protecting American Rights Against Sites Intent on Theft and Exploitation Act, or E-PARASITE Act, is the House equivalent of the Senate's PROTECT-IP bill. We have to stop SOPA & PROTECT-IP or the Internet that has fostered knowledge and free speech for over twenty years could be dead. ...
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The Massachusetts Pirate Party condemns the New York Police Department's unlawful and violent attack on peaceful Occupy Wall Street protesters and the clearing of Zuccotti Park. OWS protesters were exercising their constitutional right to free speech and to assemble peacefully. Mayor Bloomberg and the NYPD are directly responsible for trampling on those rights as well as the rights of a free press by clearing media from Zuccotti Park and the airspace above it. We also condemn the recent p...
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