Archive by month: December 2014

Before last November's election, the Bay State Examiner did a story about a debate between candidates for Secretary of the Commonwealth. One of the paragraphs that caught my attention was a quote from Green Party Candidate Danny Factor But, for the past four years, Galvin's office has refused to refer any cases to the attorney general's office. The two agencies have point fingers at each other, with Galvin claiming that the attorney general's office doesn't consider the public records law ...
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Earlier this year, a member of the Tor project was subject to online harassment. The Tor project responded with a statement of Solidarity Against Online Harassment, which the Massachusetts Pirate Party is proud to endorse. The internet can be a wonderful place, where people are free to exchange information and ideas. It can also be a dreary place where every sociopath is your next door neighbor. Harassment shouldn't be tolerated in physical spaces, and it shouldn't be tolerated in digital ...
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Hello fellow pirates, Due to an unforseen set of circumstances, we have to postpone the planning meeting scheduled for Sat. Dec 13th at the Worcester public library. We hope to reschedule the meeting for sometime in January. We apologize for the late notice, and thank everyone for their continued support. Quartermaster Steve


We have two 2015 planning meetings coming up. We will discuss PirateCon 2015, our focus for 2015, how we can open up decision making/participation to more people, and updating our platform. We will also learn how to use our CiviCRM tool ( Our first meeting will be tomorrow, Sunday, December 7th starting at 1pm. It will be at encuentro 5 (e5) near the Park St. MBTA station in Boston. The address is 9 Hamilton Place, Suite 2A, Boston, MA 02108. Little to no of...
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Here are some of the preliminary results from our PirateCon 2015 survey.  Twenty two people participated. When Should we Hold Piratecon 2015? January 2 February 4 March 9 April 13 May 12 June 7 July 4 Where Should we Hold Piratecon? Boston, Cambridge, Somerville Area 13 Route 128 belt 7 Between 128 and 495 4 West of 495 5 How would you prefer to get to the conference? Public transit 11 Bus (PeterPan...
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We skipped PirateCon in 2014 to focus on our candidates, but we are planning one for 2015. We need your feedback to make it even better than PirateCon 2013. We created a questionnaire to get your feedback. Please submit your response by midnight tonight (Monday). If you aren't sure what happens at a PirateCon, take a look at the videos from our 2013 & 2012 conferences. Is there a survey question you feel we missed? Suggest it in the comments below and we will work to get it in.


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