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Kill The House’s Cannabis Bill in Reconciliation

The Massachusetts House approved its repeal and rewrite of Question 4 legalizing Cannabis.  You can find how your legislator voted at the end of this post. Differences between the House bill and Question 4 include: sharply raise total pot taxes to a mandatory 28 percent, from a maximum of 12... Read more

Cyptoparties Saturday & Wednesday

On Saturday, the 24th, 11am-1pm, several computer privacy/security activists will show how you can protect your privacy on-line.  It will be at the South Boston Boston Public Library Branch, 646 East Broadway. The monthly Somerville Cryptoparty will be Wednesday, the 28th, from 6pm-9pm. It will l... Read more

MassCANN Rally Today

Today, MassCANN/NORML will hold a rally at 10am in front of the State House to urge legislators to oppose the House bill to add further regulations on cannabis. The bill would: increase the tax to 28% on recreational sales and 21.75% on medical sales; require everyone who wishes to work in t... Read more

Pirate Council Election Results

We have completed the vote counting and the following people have been elected: Captain - James O'Keefe First Officer - Noelani Kamelamela Quartermaster - Joseph Onoroski Activism Director - Malt Schlitzmann Board of Arbitrators Steve Revilak Moses Sukin Malt Schlitzmann US Pirate Par... Read more

PirateCon 2017 Talk Videos Available

The video recordings of PirateCon 2017 are now up as a video playlist of all of the talks or embedded below. We will make them available via BitTorrent. You can find out more about PirateCon 2017 as well as the audio recordings as they are processed. A big thanks to everyone who participated, spo... Read more

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