Archive by month: August 2019

Our annual party conference will be Saturday, September 21st at Encuentro 5 in Boston.  The conference will focus on planning, expanding our platform and organizing how-tos. We will have time for lightning talks and possibly a small number of panels. Formal sessions will start at 10am and end around 5:30pm. We plan to video stream the conference. Registration is $10. Youth under 18 and anyone who is not a citizen or permanent resident are free due to campaign finance rules. You can pay ...
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The Massachusetts Pirate Party condemns in the strongest terms the Boston Police Department's decision to destroy the wheelchairs and medicine of Boston's homeless. Regardless of their excuses, this action was designed to scare people out of Boston and drive them to neighboring towns. This kind of violence only drives people further underground, leaving them more vulnerable to exploitation. In a state that purports to be as left-wing and progressive as Massachusetts, we do our populace a massive...
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Quartermaster Joseph is organizing a Pirate Picnic in the Lowell-area on August 24th starting at 1pm.  It will be at 35 Whitney Ave., Lowell, MA 01850. Email us at if you want to help or can bring food.


Thankfully, we haven't seen any advance in the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 (CASE Act) since the Senate Judiciary Committee voted it out of committee. The House version is still being considered by the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet. This bill would create within the Copyright Office a Copyright Claims Board which would have the ability to hear claims of copyright infringement and award damages up to $30,000. B...
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We are planing our party conference for late September or October. We want your feedback on how we should structure the next conference, when and where it should be, etc.  Please fill out our survey. We will be closing it soon. Thanks!


Our next tech meeting will be this Saturday, August 10th from 11am to 12:30pm. It will be in Arlington. Email us for the location and directions. While we will focus on updating the wiki to the latest wikimedia version, additional topics we want your help with include: find a discussion/voting system;update CCTV camera map data to include older cameras outside North America we didn't include;write an mobile app to record the location/ownership of CCTV ca...
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