We are planning to live stream our Fall conference and want your help. We scheduled our next tech meetup for Saturday, October 10th. It will be virtual and will be from 11am-1pm. If you want to help, register in advance. We will send registrants an email reminder before the meeting with the link to video chat service we are using. Before then, you can just email us at info@masspirates.org and we will connect you to the people leading our live streaming effort. BTW: We are choosing...
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On November 3rd, voters in Massachusetts will choose whether two ballot initiatives pass. We support both initiatives and urge you to support them as well. Question 1 - Right to Repair Vehicle Data Access Requirement Question 1 would require that motor vehicle manufacturers create a standardized open data platform beginning with model year 2022 that would provide motor vehicle mechanical data to owners of such vehicles and whatever repair services they authorize to have access to such dat...
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We are choosing the final dates for the party conference and want your input. Please submit your entry by this Friday, October 2nd.

 

In the latest Pirate News, Pirates Steve, Malt and James talk about why Pirates support Questions 1 & 2 on the November 3rd ballot. Register by mid October to vote in the general election. Choose Pirate as your political designation! More on registering to vote;Request to vote by mail;Track you vote by mail ballotJoin us in Worcester on October 17th to map surveillance cameras. We are choosing the final dates for the party conference and want your input. Please submit your entry ...
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We mapped over 100 cameras at our first surveillance camera mapping outing.  We even got a mention in the Dig Boston weekly. We scheduled another outing for Saturday, October 17th, 11am to 3pm in Worcester – Register here. It will be outdoors. We encourage everyone to a wear mask and socially distance. For those who would prefer to work on their own, we setup some tutorials at https://masspirates.org/wiki/Mapping_Surveillance. As always, you can find the map ...
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We are choosing the final dates for the party conference and want your input. We moved the submission date a week. Please submit your entry by next Friday, October 2nd.

 

Our next tech meetup will be Saturday, September 26th. It will be virtual and will be from 11am-1pm. Please register in advance. We will send registrants an email reminder before the meeting with the link to video chat service we are using.

 

Trump signed an executive order telling the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to gut Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and setup the FCC as the speech police. Section 230 requires speakers be held responsible for what they say, not the website or platform where they said it. As more and more speech is corralled into the tech giants walled gardens, it ensures that we have the freedom to express ourselves on-line. The FCC has to have a public comment period on this executi...
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James, Steve and Joe come back from a week long hiatus to talk about the latest current events and pirate happenings, including: Dutch hackers got into Trump's Twitter account in October 2016;A reminder to encrypt your email and how to do it;Update on our computer donation drive;Help choose the date for our party conference;Register for the October 17th Worcester surveillance camera mapping meetup;Using Go Map!! on the iPhone;More tips for mapping cameras; Surveillance camera map.

 

After reviewing the previous survey results, and deciding to hold the conference over a weekend, we chose a range of dates in November and December for the party conference. We need your help choosing the official date. We have one last survey to choose the final date. Please submit your entry by Friday, September 25th.

 

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  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
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