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Monday, Help Rein In MA Fusion Centers

On Monday, February 26th, we will join Digital Fourth volunteers in advocating for Senate President Harriette Chandler's "Fundamental Freedoms Act", which prohibits police registries on the basis of religion, and also would implement transparency and accountability reforms for Massachusetts' three f... Read more

Somerville Cryptoparty in 7 days

The Somerville Cryptoparty is a week away on February 28th. It will focus on digital security and is a good introduction to the topic. It will be at the Sprouts, 339R Summer St. an easy walk from Davis Sq., Somerville. It goes from 6pm to 9pm and is in the garage in the back. The Somerville Cryptopa... Read more

Upcoming Cryptoparties

The Somerville Cryptoparty is the last Wednesday of every month and will take place in February and March at The Sprouts, 339 Summer St., Somerville. The February cryptoparty will focus on digital security 101. We are also looking at holding two additional cryptoparties in March. One will be in W... Read more

Saturday, Community Meshnet Workshop

Concerned about Net Neutrality? Don't want ISPs selling who you communicate with to the highest bidder? Want an ISP that meets your needs? Then come to the Community Meshnet Workshop this Saturday, February 10th, from 1-4pm at the Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave, Somerville.  Community... Read more

Wednesday: Help build a community ISP!

Community mesh networks such as NYC Mesh, in Spain and Freifunk in Germany have already shown we can build a community ISP. This Wednesday, 1/31, during the Somerville Cryptoparty, is a discussion on how we can move forward with developing a community mesh network in the Boston area.  I... Read more

Further information

Candidate Workshops: Worcester 2/24 & Somerville 3/3

Candidate Workshops: Worcester 2/24 & Somerville 3/3

No Free Lunch for Amazon!

No Free Lunch for Amazon!

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