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No to Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Programs

We signed on to this letter: Yesterday, Restore the Fourth and a coalition of civil rights organizations sent a joint letter to President Obama asking that he re-evaluate the ill-conceived and ineffective Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program. According to the government, CVE is an interagen... Read more

Tuesday, 11:30am, International Day Against DRM, Cambridge

Tuesday, May 3rd, is International Day Against DRM (Digital Rights Management) and we want you to join us in celebrating it. We will join with other activists to educate the public in front of the offices of the World Wide Web Consortium, which is currently the battleground for a our opposition t... Read more

Tonight: Stop DRM in HTML, Cambridge

Today from 6:45pm to 7:30pm we will participate in a rally with the FSF, Defective by Design, and other anti-DRM groups to tell the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to not put DRM in future HTML standards. The anti-DRM movement has fought media and proprietary software companies who want to add Di... Read more

Crypto Party, Wed., 1/27, 6-9pm

There is a Somerville Crypto Party this Wednesday, January 27th. It will be from 6-9pm at Parts and Crafts, 577 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143. It is a potluck, so bring food to share. It will have key signing and there will be people who are happy to answer your computer and networking sec... Read more

Upcoming Events: Free Software, Manning B-day & Planning

There are three upcoming events this week we will be at. FSF's 2015 Giving Guide Giveaway, Wed., 12/16, 6pm The Free Software Foundation is holding their 2015 Giving Guide Giveaway this Wednesday, December 16th. They will meet at 6pm in front of the ticket gates inside the Davis T Station. At ... Read more

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June 10th, Boston LGBTQ Pride Parade

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

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