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First Three Ville Pirates Shows Posted

The first three Ville Pirates SCATV shows are available to view at our YouTube page.  Thanks to Noelani for putting the show together and to Steve for his GnuPG talk. Ville Pirates #1 - Net Neutrality & Police Brutality Link: First half-hour episode of Ville Pir... Read more

3-2 for Net Neutrality, and this is a Good Thing

With yesterday's FCC ruling, broadband providers are now classified as Title II common carriers. This is a Good Thing. To understand the importance of this ruling, it's helpful to look at another industry that was affected by common carriage laws, and compare the situation then with the situatio... Read more

Net Neutrality and Community Broadband Pass at FCC

We are very pleased that the FCC voted today to approve Net Neutrality and Community Broadband.   It was only due to the work of thousands of activists and millions of citizens like you.  While we are savoring this moment, we know a new administration could undo these important changes.  We will rem... Read more

Will Fleurant on Meshnets – March 4th

On Wed. March 4th, Pirate Will Fleurant will give a presentation on Meshnets to the Boston Desktop Linux Users Group. This event will take place at Akamai's Office, 8 Cambridge Center, Cambridge MA. You'll find more event details here: Read more

Last day to remind the FCC you want Net Neutrality!

The FCC will finally vote on Net Neutrality Thursday. It looks like they will vote to treat ISPs as common carriers just like the phone companies, but it won't hurt to remind them that you support Net Neutrality: Chairman Tom Wheeler: Commissioner Mignon Clyburn: Mignon.Cl... Read more

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