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TODAY: Boston PD wants $1.4m to spy on you online. Come oppose it!

The Boston Police Department secretly tried to buy $1.4 million dollars of social media monitoring software to spy on Bostonians free speech. Since the Boston Regional Intelligence Center (BRIC) is in Boston PD headquarters, this software will not be limited to just Boston, but will affect all surro... 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

Private Spies Deserve More Scrutiny

Original article at Huffington Post Tech Huffington Post Tech It turns out being the only imprisoned journalist in the United States doesn't get you on CNN or MSNBC. If you're Barrett Brown, a firebrand with an outlandish style, a penchant for insulting those very outlets and a history of working... Read more

Saturday Stand with Whistleblowers

During the last few years, our federal government waged nothing less than a war on whistleblowers.  From Chelsea Manning to Edward Snowden; from Jeremy Hammond to the Associated Press. The lucky few have merely had their lives turned upside down in witch hunts.  Some such as Barrett Brown and Joh... Read more

WikiLeaks’ 7th Birthday Vigil this Friday

What: Join us for a vigil to mark WikiLeaks' 7th Birthday. There will be cake. When: Friday, October 4th, starting at 5pm Where: British Consulate General at One Broadway Cambridge MA 02142 in Kendall Sq. near the Kendall Sq. Red-line MBTA stop. It is the Badger Building in the map below at th... Read more

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