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We support Mass. bills limiting biometric tracking tech

At our March 13th, 2019 IRC meeting, we endorsed two bills meant to limit face surveillance and other "at a distance" biometric tracking technology: SD.671, sponsored by Senator CreemH.1538, sponsored by Rep. Rogers Both bills contain a ban on biometric surveillance technology without passing... Read more

Join us at Freedom Rally 2018

We will be at Freedom Rally, September 14-16, and we want your help. This year our space will be used as an outdoor cryptoparty, live streaming site and hopefully a mesh network (with our friends as massmesh.org). We are looking for volunteers, particularly for pirates willing to show people how ... Read more

Today 8/13: Turn out and testify on surveillance oversight

From our friends over at Digital Fourth Massachusetts. Alex Marthews of Restore The Fourth will be there. Come out tonight! What: Cambridge City Council hearing on the surveillance oversight ordinance When: Monday August 13th, 5:30pm Where: City Hall, 2nd Floor Sullivan Chamber, 795 Mass Ave, C... 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

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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Worcester Pirate Meetup, 4/28

March Pirate Meetups

Sign the Moratorium on Boston Sex Worker Arrests Petition

Sign the Moratorium on Boston Sex Worker Arrests Petition

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Help organize a local Pirate chapter

IRC Meetings Wednesday Night

The Mass. Pirate Party weekly chat is every Wednesday at 9pm, Eastern time. To get on:

  1. Go to https://webchat.pirateirc.net/
  2. Fill out the web form with the Nickname of your choice and enter #masspirates in the Channel box next to it, then click the Connect button
  3. Start typing and reading

You can also connect via your IRC client at one of the servers listed at http://pirateirc.net/servers.

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