Trump signed an executive order telling the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to gut Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and setup the FCC as the speech police. Section 230 requires speakers be held responsible for what they say, not the website or platform where they said it. As more and more speech is corralled into the tech giants walled gardens, it ensures that we have the freedom to express ourselves on-line. The FCC has to have a public comment period on this executi...
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The EARN It Act threatens our right to encrypt our communications without being spied on by the government. In addition to our email petition, today we will hold a call-a-thon at 11am to urge people in Massachusetts to call Senators Warren and Markey and tell them to put a hold on it. You can reach them at: Warren: (202) 224-4543 Markey: (202) 224-2742 Make the call, fill in the petition and follow us at: After you call, tell us in a comment at our email petition, blog post&nb...
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The EARN It Act threatens our right to encrypt our communications without being spied on by the government. In addition to our email petition, this Thursday, August 20th, we will hold a call-a-thon at 11am to urge people in Massachusetts to call Senators Warren and Markey and tell them to put a hold on it. Warren: (202) 224-4543 Markey: (202) 224-2742 Check it out here: This is our rescheduled live stream. Base Image: Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images Found at: https...
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Due to technical difficulties on my part, we failed to live stream our EARN IT Act Call-a-thon. I am sorry for my screw up. A big thanks to the people who waited patiently for the live stream that didn't appear. Malt and I will put together another live stream and post it here when we pick a date. In the meantime, please sign our email petition to urge Senators Warren and Markey to put a hold on the EARN IT Act. You can also call and leave a message for them at: Warren: (202) 224-4543...
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The EARN It Act threatens our right to encrypt our communications without being spied on by the government. In addition to our email petition, today we will hold a call-a-thon at noon to urge people in Massachusetts to call Senators Warren and Markey and tell them to put a hold on it. You can reach them at: Warren: (202) 224-4543 Markey: (202) 224-2742 Make the call, fill in the petition and follow us at: After you call, tell us in a comment at our email petition, blog post or our ...
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The EARN It Act threatens our right to encrypt our communications without being spied on by the government. In addition to our email petition, this Thursday, August 13th, we will hold a call-a-thon at noon to urge people in Massachusetts to call Senators Warren and Markey and tell them to put a hold on it. Warren: (202) 224-4543 Markey: (202) 224-2742 Check it out here: Base Image: Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images Found at: https://www.picpedia.org/highway-signs/c/comm...
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Pirates Malt, Steve and James chat about the latest news including: Steve's fun with requesting an mail ballot. Reminder: August 26 is the deadline for the State Primary, but send your request in today! Get a vote by mail application; The latest news on the EARN IT Act and our upcoming call-a-thon this Thursday, noon-1pm EDT: Sign our petition and email them;Our latest post; Call Warren at (202) 224-4543 and Markey at (202) 224-2742. Leave a message;Google's new "feature" that spies on ...
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The EARN IT Act would gut Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects free speech online. Section 230 requires speakers be held responsible for what they say, not the website or platform where they said it. As more and more speech is corralled into the tech giants walled gardens, it ensures that we have the freedom to express ourselves. This bill is FOSTA/SESTA on steroids and is plainly aimed at silencing our 1st Amendment rights on-line. Attorney General Barr, no fan of o...
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Pirates Malt, Steve, James and Joe talk about the latest news of interest to pirates including: Latest in protests against police brutality and in support of Black Lives Matter This Tuesdays hearing on banning facial surveillance in Boston HR 6666 on paying for contract tracing HR 4588 on not mixing FISA requests and opposition research How Arlington's recent mail voting town election went.

 

We are reposting the US Pirate Party statement on Trump’s threat to invoke the 1807 Insurrection Act: The United States Pirate Party opposes President Trump’s threat of military force against our citizens. We support the right of the people to peacefully protest and seek redress for the murder of George Floyd. We support activist organizations such as Black Lives Matter that engage in peaceful protest. We object to police brutality directed against protesters and members of the free...
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