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Digital Right of Repair Hearing on Sept. 26th

Massachusetts legislators will hear testimony for and against Digital Right to Repair on September 26 in the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection. The bill is H.143 in the Massachusetts House and S.96 in the Senate. With computers in more and more of the things we buy, it is vital that these bills... Read more

Challenge NAFTA in RI on Friday

On Friday, governors from the United States, Mexico, and Canada will meet in Rhode Island to talk trade – and undoubtedly, the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will keynote the event. Public Citizen and local trade activist groups a... Read more

Thanks to Everyone who came out to the Day Against DRM

A big thanks to everyone who participated in our Day Against DRM event on Saturday, July 8th. We still have some flyers left over if you want to drop them off at libraries, coffee shops or any other public place. Email us soon at and we will mail some out to you. Read more

July 8th, Day Against DRM

Our Day Against DRM event is July 8th and we want your help getting the word out about the evils of DRM. We will meet in front of the Park Street MBTA stop at 11am. Around 11:15am we will fan out around the area to hand out flyers and hold signs in opposition to Digital Rights Management (DRM) so... 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

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