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Help find where in downtown Boston we are recorded least

This year we decided to move the annual pirate picnic from Georges Island to a more accessible location. We also want to give it a specific purpose: mapping the CCTV surveillance cameras in downtown Boston. We setup cctv.masspirates.org to show the cameras that people have mapped in Open Street M... Read more

Information Security and Organizing Training, Thursday, July 20, Boston

If you haven't already submitted your comments on the FCC's reevaluation of their Net Neutrality ruling, please submit them today as it is the last day to do so. This Thursday, join activists from Cryptoparty Boston for a hands-on workshop to learn about encryption tools and how we can protect ou... Read more

Keep the legislature from harming voter-approved Cannabis legalization

Thankfully, the Massachusetts Senate hasn't yet buckled to the House's repeal and rewrite of Question 4 legalizing Cannabis and the legislature is still settling on a single bill. The differences between the House bill and Question 4 include: sharply raise total pot taxes to a mandatory 28 p... Read more

Still time to stop the Mass. House from harming voter-approved Cannabis legalization

Thankfully, the Massachusetts Senate hasn't yet buckled to the House's repeal and rewrite of Question 4 legalizing Cannabis and the legislature blew its self-imposed June 30th deadline for a ball. The Senate bills is much closer to what voters approved, so in this showdown, they don't have to conced... Read more

Day Against DRM, This Saturday, July 8th

Our Day Against DRM event is July 8th and we want your help getting the word out about the evils of Digital Restrictions Management. We will meet in front of the Park Street MBTA stop at 11am. Around 11:15am we will fan out around the area to hand out flyers and hold signs in opposition to Digita... Read more

Further information

Speak up for Net Neutrality by July 17th

Speak up for Net Neutrality by July 17th

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Help organize a local Pirate chapter

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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