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Find all of downtown Boston’s surveillance cameras this Saturday

This Saturday, the 26th, we are going to map all of the CCTV surveillance cameras in downtown Boston. We will start at 11am and meet next to the Brewer Fountain on Boston Common between the Fountain and the State House and the 54th Regiment Memorial. It is very close to the Park Street MBTA stop.... Read more

This Saturday we stand for liberation

We are horrified and saddened by the attacks on nonviolent protesters in Charlottesville. The videos of white supremacist marchers attacking protesters who engaged in nonviolent civil disobedience or beat innocent protesters are horrible and show how bankrupt their ideas are. James Alex Fields Jr.'s... Read more

Surveillance Camera Mapping Picnic moved to August 26th

In light of the horrific events in Charlottesville and the upcoming rallies on Boston Common, we are moving our surveillance camera mapping picnic to Saturday, August 26th. We hope you all will join us then for a fun time talking with other Pirates and identifying where the downtown Boston's su... Read more

August 19th: Surveillance Camera Mapping Picnic

We have mapped surveillance cameras in many cities and towns, but downtown Boston remains little explored. To fix that, our surveillance camera mapping picnic will be Saturday, August 19th. We will meet near the Visitor Center on Boston Common (139 Tremont St) starting at noon. The schedule is:... Read more

Thursday: Fixit Clinic, Jamaica Plain Public Library (Boston)

From our Boston Organizer, Matt Fealy. Contact him at, if you can help organize a Boston Pirate Party chapter. Celebrating repair by conveying basic troubleshooting skills, Fixit Clinics are do-it-together hands-on STEM-oriented fix-n-learn community-based exploration and disc... Read more

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Surveillance Camera Mapping Picnic, 8/26

Surveillance Camera Mapping Picnic, Saturday, 8/26

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