Archive by month: June 2018

The next Mass. Pirate Party weekly planning meeting will be Tuesday July 10th at 9pm, Eastern time. Our agendas are posted before the meeting. To join: Go to https://webchat.pirateirc.net/ 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 Start typing and reading You can also connect via your IRC client at one of the servers listed at http://pirateirc.net/servers.

 

Julia Reda, Pirate Party MEP for Germany, has sounded the alarm about Articles 11 and 13 of the EU’s Copyright Directive that passed a committee vote.  The vote in the EU parliament is expected in early July. If it passes, the EU will take a big step toward censoring the Internet on behalf of the copyright monopolists and give plenty of authoritarian governments justification to censor the Internet. Tanzania's blogger tax went into effect, Russia has been doing it and China has perfected it. ...
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Julia Reda, Pirate Party MEP for Germany, drew our attention to the upcoming European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee vote on June 20th on Article 13 of the EU’s Copyright Directive. If passed, it will impose a link tax and setup a copyright censorship system. By adopting such a system, the EU will embolden every authoritarian government to expand Internet censorship, aid the copyright maximalists attempt to lock down our culture and end up helping large incumbent corporations like Facebook a...
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The FCC's rules change eliminating Net Neutrality went into effect yesterday.  Captain James, Quartermaster Joseph and Activism Director Sam discuss the fight for Net Neutrality in our latest Pirate News. The Senate voted to use the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to have Congress to overrule the FCC. The House has not yet voted. To urge your House Representative vote for it, go to https://www.battleforthenet.com/. Should that effort fail, there are two other approaches: creating a loca...
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We are preparing for our yearly party conference and want your input on how we should structure the next conference, when and where it should be, etc. Please fill out our survey by Wednesday, June 13th. Thanks!

 

This week is Boston Pride Week. We want to congratulate everyone organizing, participating in and attending it! Due to other activities our activists are involved with, we will not be marching in the Boston Pride Parade on Saturday. We wish everyone who is marching in it wonderful weather, exuberant crowds and a Happy Pride!

 

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