Archive by month: October 2013

During the last four months, we've seen a wealth of new information about government surveillance and data collection programs. Back in June, the Guardian published a National Security letter to Verizon; since then, new revelations have come out on a weekly (and sometimes daily) basis. US government agencies are collecting a lot of very detailed information about, well, everyone -- so I am left wondering "what kind of information are they collecting about me?". I think this is a reasona...
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The 3rd Digital Media Conference: Freedom and Unfreedom in the Digital Age begins October 25th at 7 pm, and runs all weekend until October 27th at 4pm. We are very are excited this year as Steve Revilak, our Quartermaster, will run a Cryptoparty on securing our email and browsing (slides). Fellow freedom and privacy activists Gregg Housh and Kade Crockford, Director of the Technology for Liberty Program at the ACLU of Massachusetts, will be speaking as well. We are looking for pirates to h...
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On Wednesday, October 16th, I gave the following testimony to the Joint Committee on Election Laws. Thank you to First Officer Lucia for attending the hearing with me and to Lucia, Alex, Steve, Joe and everyone else who reviewed my testimony and offered suggestions and advice. Thank you to the Chairman and Joint Committee on Election Laws for allowing me to speak today. I am James O’Keefe, Chair of the Massachusetts Pirate Party. Throughout the world, whether in Sweden, Russia, Brazil, or Mas...
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What: Join us for a vigil to mark WikiLeaks' 7th Birthday. There will be cake. When: Friday, October 4th, starting at 5pm Where: British Consulate General at One Broadway Cambridge MA 02142 in Kendall Sq. near the Kendall Sq. Red-line MBTA stop. It is the Badger Building in the map below at the corner of Broadway and Third Street. What to bring: friends and family who believe in justice and a true freedom of speech, posters, your voice 4th October 2013 marks the 7th anniversary of th...
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