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Friday: Digital Privacy at the Border Workshop

We are helping the International Scholars Working Group (part of the Harvard Graduate Union) organize a privacy workshop this Friday 6-8pm at Lamont Forum Room, Lamont Library in Harvard Yard (the corner of Quincy & Harvard St), Cambridge. The privacy workshop is geared towards the needs of i... Read more

House allows ISPs to spy on you, protect yourself

Yesterday, in a mostly partisan vote of 215 to 205, the US House of Representatives voted to roll back our online privacy protections from ISPs. This vote followed the recent Senate vote of 50 to 48 for S.J.Res. 34. The entire Massachusetts delegation voted against it, but both votes were close. ... Read more

Upcoming Cryptoparties

Various cryptoparties are coming up: 3/29, 6-9pm, Somerville Cryptoparty, The Sprouts, 339R Summer Street, Somerville 4/26, 6-9pm, Somerville Cryptoparty, The Sprouts, 339R Summer Street, Somerville 5/21, noon-6pm, Together Boston Cryptoparty, Cambridge Read more

Cryptoparty crew will be at LibrePlanet this weekend

The Free Software Foundation's annual conference, LibrePlanet, is this weekend and a number of Pirates will be there. The privacy activists on our cryptoparty mailing list will be teaching people how to protect their privacy at the cryptoparty table. They will be there at least noon-3pm both days... Read more

Providence Cryptoparty, March 19th

The Providence Public Library will offer a cryptoparty on Sunday, March 19th, 1:30-4:30pm.  The library is at 150 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903. An LGBTQ community-focused Cryptoparty is tentatively scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday, March 25th. Hopefully it will be at Make Shift Bost... Read more

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June 10th, Boston LGBTQ Pride Parade

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