We will be at Freedom Rally this weekend, and we want your help. This year our space will be used to tell people about why we need to get rid of Digital Rights Management (DRM) locks, as an outdoor cryptoparty, live streaming site and hopefully a mesh network (with our friends as massmesh.org). We are looking for volunteers, particularly for pirates willing to show people how to protect their privacy on-line. Any time you can give would be appreciated. Freedom Rally is an important event f...
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We will be at Freedom Rally, September 14-16, and we want your help. This year our space will be used as an outdoor cryptoparty, live streaming site and hopefully a mesh network (with our friends as massmesh.org). We are looking for volunteers, particularly for pirates willing to show people how to protect their privacy on-line. Any time you can give would be appreciated. Freedom Rally is an important event for civil liberties and for ending the war on drugs.  It’s also really festive, and...
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Thanks to everyone who helped out at our Freedom Rally table. We met hundreds of people, signed up more supporters (welcome to you all) and even tested live streaming from our booth. We also handed out 500 flyers telling people how to protect themselves from identity theft due to the Equifax hack and some simple things they can do to protect their privacy on-line. We still have 500 more flyers, so if you want some to distribute in your area, please drop us an email and we will mail them to yo...
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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 them a hand, you will help promote responsible Cannabis retail sales and not knee-jerk fears. You can reach Bryan at bcolemilford@gmail.com / (401) 829-2395. They are also on Facebook.

 

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 are noon to 8pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, but any time you can give would be appreciated. We have flyers to give out that tell people how to protect themselves from the Equifax hack and a quick...
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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 noon to 8pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, but any time you can give would be appreciated. We will go over the basics of personal privacy in an on-line video session this Sunday 8-9pm. You can si...
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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 percent, from a maximum of 12 percent in the ballot question; give municipal officials, instead of local voters, the power to ban cannabis shops and farms from their communities. MassCANN/NORML i...
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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 concede to the House. The differences between the House bill and Question 4 include: sharply raise total pot taxes to a mandatory 28 percent, from a maximum of 12 percent in the ballot question; ...
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The Massachusetts House approved its repeal and rewrite of Question 4 legalizing Cannabis.  You can find how your legislator voted at the end of this post. Differences between the House bill and Question 4 include: sharply raise total pot taxes to a mandatory 28 percent, from a maximum of 12 percent in the ballot question; give municipal officials, instead of local voters, the power to ban cannabis shops and farms from their communities. The Senate approved its bill on Thursday, wh...
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Today, MassCANN/NORML will hold a rally at 10am in front of the State House to urge legislators to oppose the House bill to add further regulations on cannabis. The bill would: increase the tax to 28% on recreational sales and 21.75% on medical sales; require everyone who wishes to work in the cannabis industry and everyone who applies for a license and everyone they associate with in the course of business to be investigated and fingerprinted with the information shared with the FBI; ...
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