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Thursday, Rally for Net Neutrality

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This Thursday, we want you to join us one of the protests for Net Neutrality: 9:00am, Hyannis Verizon Wireless. 790 Iyannough Rd Hyannis MA 02601 3:30pm, Hadley's Verizon store, 360 Russel St. Hadley MA 01035 4:00pm, Ladd and Whitney Memorial, 309 Merrimack Street Lowell MA 01852 4:00p... Read more

Holyoke Campaign Workshop Saturday

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Massachusetts gives tens of millions in subsidies to corporations every year.  We will give over $250 million to General Electric for moving its headquarters here. Who knows how much Massachusetts politicians are willing to give to Amazon to move its headquarters here, but it will cost us millions m... Read more

Get angry, then get even

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In a late night session with a hand scribbled bill, Congress gave a big wet kiss to the 1% while shafting the rest of us. Congress continues its work to expand Section 702 to give the NSA (and the FBI via parallel construction) more power to spy on us. The FCC is trying to take away net neutrality t... Read more

We are starting a video magazine

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Our quartermaster, Joseph, has led the efforts to have us start a regular video segment. We are starting with one a month and want to expand them to once a week in the future. If you want to help out, you can start by reviewing the previous meeting notes. We meet the Sunday night at 7pm on our dis... Read more

Saturday: Town Government Workshop

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On Nov. 18th we will participate with the Milford Democratic and Republican town committees to teach how town government works and how to run for local office. It will be at the Milford Public Library, 80 Spruce St, Milford from 1 to 4pm. We plan to have our own workshops around the state. The next... Read more

Wiretapping Amendments are finally dead

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Late last night the Massachusetts House voted down or had withdrawn the three amendments that would have expanded our wiretapping laws dramatically. Against pressure from the Governor, the AG, all the DAs' offices, and the police unions, we, the ACLU of Massachusetts, Restore the Fourth Massachuset... Read more

Thanks to the Boston Anarchist Bookfair 2017

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Thanks to the folks who made the Boston Anarchist Bookfair possible this year whether the organizers, speakers, vendors or participants.  We look forward to the 2018 bookfair. A big thanks to the Steve, Ben, Matt and Andrew for answering questions at our table and for the great cryptoparty talk S... Read more

11/18, Town Government Workshop

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In a first for us, on Nov. 18th we will be working with the Milford Democratic and Republican town committees to teach how town government works and how to run for local office. It will be at the Milford Public Library, 80 Spruce St, Milford from 1 to 4pm. We plan to have additional workshops aro... Read more

SESTA halted, but the fight isn’t over

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Yesterday, the Senate Commerce Committee voted SESTA (S.1693) out of Committee. SESTA would partially repeal section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA230) in the case of sex trafficking. CDA230 is what prevents Internet service providers from being sued by what people post on their sites. ... Read more

Boston Anarchist Bookfair this weekend

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The Boston Anarchist Bookfair this weekend and we will be there. We will have a cryptotable both days and will be helping the Boston Cryptoparty folks with a Digital Security 101 Workshop on Saturday, 5-6:30pm on the Third floor in Room 322. Restore the Fourth has organized a talk on Saturday mor... Read more

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