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This Wednesday, June 26, the Somerville Crytoparty will talk about how to setup and use a 2FA token device, such as Yubikey. It will be at The Sprouts, 339R Summer Street, Somerville and starts at 6pm. It generally ends between 8 and 9pm. The Sprouts is in the garage in the back at the end of the driveway and is a short walk from the Davis and Porter Sq. MBTA Red Line stops. If you want to help with future cryptoparties or just ask questions about how you can protect your privacy, join t...
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The Holyoke Pirate Meetup will be June 22nd at the Holyoke Public Library, 250 Chestnut Street. It will be in the Board Room. We will discuss our plans for 2019, work on our platform for the 2020 elections and teach people how to run for office and protect their privacy. We have the space from 11am to 4pm, so contact us with what times work best for you so we can narrow the time period.  Though if there is interest, we could use the whole time to talk about our platform, teach people how to...
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The Somerville Pirate Meetup is this Saturday, May 18th, 10:30am-1:45pm. It will be at the Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave. in the auditorium on the first floor. We will discuss our plans for 2019, work on our platform for the 2020 elections and teach people how to run for office and protect their privacy. Also, we will talk about how to support efforts to impose a ban on police use of facial recognition technology. The Holyoke Pirate Meetup will be June 22nd at the Holyoke Pub...
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The Somerville Pirate Meetup will be next Saturday, May 18th, 10:30am-1:45pm. It will be at the Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave. The Holyoke Pirate Meetup will be June 22nd at the Holyoke Public Library, 250 Chestnut Street. It will be in the Board Room. We have the space from 11am to 4pm, so contact us with what times work best for you so we can narrow the time period.  Though if there is interest, we could use the whole time to talk about our platform, teach people how...
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The next Mass. Mesh Net weekly tech meetup is tonight, 7-9pm. It will be at Industry Lab, 288 Norfolk St, Cambridge. You can find them at https://massmesh.org/ including instructions for how to setup a mesh router. They have four different off the shelf types you can purchase and setup at their wiki.

 

The next Mass. Mesh Net weekly tech meetup is this Tuesday, 7-9pm. It will be at Industry Lab, 288 Norfolk St, Cambridge. You can find them at https://massmesh.org/ including instructions for how to setup a mesh router. They have four different off the shelf types you can purchase and setup at their wiki.

 

The first Mass. Mesh Net weekly tech meetup of 2019 is this Tuesday, 7-9pm. It will be at Industry Lab, 288 Norfolk St, Cambridge. You can find them at https://massmesh.org/ including instructions for how to setup a mesh router.

 

HR.6729, which passed in the US House of Representatives, would have allowed warrantless searches of our bank accounts. Thankfully, it never got a hearing in the US Senate and now that the 115th Congress is over, it is dead.  Thanks to everyone who signed our petition to urge Senators Warren and Markey to put a hold on HR.6729. We expect Representative Wagner will bring it back in this Congress. Last time around, only Representatives Clark, Kennedy, McGovern and Neal voted against it. Represe...
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The last Mass. Mesh Net weekly tech meetup of 2018 is this Tuesday, 7-9pm. It will be an end of year party at Industry Lab, 288 Norfolk St, Cambridge. The first meeting of 2019 will be January 8th. Feel free to bring food or drinks. The Massachusetts Mesh Network is building a net neutral, community alternative to internet service providers that cares about your privacy. You can find them at https://massmesh.org/.

 

I posted the slides I will present today at the Boston Anarchist Bookfair for the Keep Your Bytes Secure from Prying Spies talk in PDF and ODP formats. I'll post the other speaker's materials once I have them. The talk will be at 1pm and will cover threat modeling, choosing and managing passwords, protecting yourself from phishing, encrypting your devices, using Signal, VPNs and Tor. We also presented part of Steve Revilak's 2015 talk on Tor. The MassMesh folks will give a talk called An Inte...
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