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House allows ISPs to spy on you, protect yourself

Yesterday, in a mostly partisan vote of 215 to 205, the US House of Representatives voted to roll back our online privacy protections from ISPs. This vote followed the recent Senate vote of 50 to 48 for S.J.Res. 34. The entire Massachusetts delegation voted against it, but both votes were close. ... Read more

Save the Date: June 10th, Boston LGBTQ Pride Parade

On Saturday, June 10th, we will again march in the Boston Pride Parade. If you plan to march with us, tell us in advance. We will assemble along Boylston St. in Boston. Last year we moved up in the parade and assembled in front of the Apple Store, but past years we assembled near the Hynes Conven... Read more

Tell your Rep Today: Don’t let ISPs spy on you

Last week the Senate voted 50 to 48 to roll back our online privacy protections.  As we expected, Senators Warren and Markey sided with us and people's rights not to have their ISPs spy on them. Tomorrow morning the US House will take up their version of the bill, H.J. Res. 86.  If it passes, you... Read more

Upcoming Cryptoparties

Various cryptoparties are coming up: 3/29, 6-9pm, Somerville Cryptoparty, The Sprouts, 339R Summer Street, Somerville 4/26, 6-9pm, Somerville Cryptoparty, The Sprouts, 339R Summer Street, Somerville 5/21, noon-6pm, Together Boston Cryptoparty, Cambridge Read more

Share at PirateCon 2017

Do you have knowledge you want to share with your fellow Pirates? Is there some issue or project you think Pirates should know about? If so sign up to present at or organize a panel for PirateCon 2017. We have at least six hours available and an hour for lightning talks. Please sign up by this Sunda... Read more

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Speak at PirateCon, April 29th

Speak at PirateCon, April 29th

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IRC Meetings Tuesday Night

The Mass. Pirate Party weekly chat is every Tuesday at 9pm, Eastern time. To get on:

  1. Go to https://webchat.pirateirc.net/
  2. 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
  3. Start typing and reading

You can also connect via your IRC client at one of the servers listed at http://pirateirc.net/servers.

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