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Net Neutrality is dead. Long live Net Neutrality

The FCC's rules change eliminating Net Neutrality went into effect yesterday.  Captain James, Quartermaster Joseph and Activism Director Sam discuss the fight for Net Neutrality in our latest Pirate News. The Senate voted to use the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to have Congress to overrule ... Read more

Somerville Cryptoparty Today

The Somerville Cryptoparty is today, May 30th from 6pm to 9pm. It will be at the Sprouts, 339R Summer St. an easy walk from Davis Sq., Somerville and is in the garage in the back. The Somerville Cryptoparty is always the last Wednesday of every month. If you want to help with future cryptoparties... Read more

Senate kills wiretap expansion budget amendments bills

Thanks to your calls and emails and those of many others, the Massachusetts Senate killed all three wiretap expansion bills some senators were trying to sneak in the budget.  We'll be on the look out for a similar measure in the House, but for now we can rejoice. Read more

Community MeshNet making progress, needs your help

A huge congratulations to everyone who helped get the Senate to vote to overturn the FCC's termination of Net Neutrality. We hope the House and President Trump will also decide to support Net Neutrality. While we wait the outcome of that bill, local supporters of Net Neutrality are working to build ... Read more

Senators sneaking state surveillance power expansion in budget. Tell them no!

Massachusetts Senators are trying to sneak into the budget unprecedented new state surveillance powers for prosecutors.  We stopped them in November, and we need to do so again. Prosecutors in Massachusetts have greater access to sensitive information about us than ever before, often without a wa... Read more

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