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Digital Right of Repair Hearing on Sept. 26th

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Massachusetts legislators will hear testimony for and against Digital Right to Repair on September 26 in the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection. The bill is H.143 in the Massachusetts House and S.96 in the Senate. With computers in more and more of the things we buy, it is vital that these bills... Read more

Help stop Milford from banning cannabis sales

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Bryan Cole of Milford Citizens for Fairness wanted Pirates, especially those in the greater Milford area, to know that he and other Milford residents are fighting against Milford imposing a recreational cannabis sales ban. The election is September 19th, so if you live near Milford and can lend t... Read more

Freedom Rally is this weekend

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We will be at Freedom Rally this weekend starting on Friday and we want your help. This year our space will be used as an outdoor cryptoparty with power and a network. We are looking for volunteers, particularly for pirates willing to show people how to protect their privacy on-line. The hours ar... Read more

Freedom Rally is a week away. We want your help.

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We will be at Freedom Rally next weekend, September 15-17, and we want your help. This year our space will be used as an outdoor cryptoparty with power and a network. We are looking for volunteers, particularly for pirates willing to show people how to protect their privacy on-line. The hours are... Read more

Submit your Net Neutrality comment to the FCC by midnight tonight

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You have until midnight tonight to tell the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) not to destroy net neutrality and the open Internet. The current FCC wants to give big cable companies control over what we see and do online. If they get their way, they’ll allow widespread throttling, blocking, ce... Read more

Save the date: Freedom Rally is Sept. 15-17

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Freedom Rally is September 15-17, and we will have a table there. This is an important event for civil liberties, and for ending the war on drugs.  It’s also really festive, and a great opportunity for outreach. We are changing how we approach Freedom Rally and our space will be used as an outdoo... Read more

Wednesday, Somerville Cryptoparty

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The monthly Somerville Cryptoparty is this Wednesday, the 30th, from 6pm-9pm. It will be at Sprout & Co, 339R Summer St, Somerville. The closest MBTA stop is Davis Sq. The building is in the rear of the driveway. To find out about upcoming cryptoparties, visit https://www.cryptop... Read more

Thanks for the picnic and treasure hunt

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A big thanks to everyone who attended our pirate picnic and surveillance camera treasure hunt in downtown Boston, especially to Joe, Sam, Steve and Matt for providing such tasty food.             The picnic went well and the Boston Pirates made ... Read more

Find all of downtown Boston’s surveillance cameras this Saturday

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This Saturday, the 26th, we are going to map all of the CCTV surveillance cameras in downtown Boston. We will start at 11am and meet next to the Brewer Fountain on Boston Common between the Fountain and the State House and the 54th Regiment Memorial. It is very close to the Park Street MBTA stop.... Read more

This Saturday we stand for liberation

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We are horrified and saddened by the attacks on nonviolent protesters in Charlottesville. The videos of white supremacist marchers attacking protesters who engaged in nonviolent civil disobedience or beat innocent protesters are horrible and show how bankrupt their ideas are. James Alex Fields Jr.'s... Read more

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