April 2nd, 2015 IRC Meeting
- PirateCon 2015
- Event Planning
- May 2, Point to Point Camp Cryptoparty, Cambridge
- May 6, International Day against DRM Standout - where?
- May 17, noon, Together Boston Cryptoparty, Danger!Awesome, Cambridge
- May 29-31, Possibility of proposing a panel at the Left Forum, NYC
- Jun. 13, Boston Pride Parade
- Summer, INEAS org cryptoparty?
- Sep. 19 & 20, Freedom Rally
- New Materials
Defer to next meeting?
- Restore the 4th Bills - Jamie hasn't posted blog post about them. Will this weekend.
- Apr. 9, Boston College Internet Law Society cryptoparty, srevilak presenting, others wanted
- Apr. 25, PirateCon 2015
- May 2, Point to Point Camp cryptoparty
- May 6, International Day against DRM
- May 10-17, Together Boston Cryptoparty?
- Jun. 13, Boston Pride Parade
- Jun. event?
- Jul. event?
- Aug. event?
- Sep., Freedom Rally
- Oct. event?
- Nov. event?
- Dec. event?
Every Thu., Digital Fourth meeting, 11:20am-1:30pm, Voltage Cafe, Third Street, Cambridge
- jokeefe (James O’Keefe, Somerville)
- igel (Will Fleurant, Arlington)
- srevilak (Steve Revilak, Arlington MA)
- js0000 (johnny saylor south waltham)
Discussed lots of things relating to PirateCon. Including: materials and logistics, email announcement, Civi signup form, need for flags, t-shirts, need for a childcare provider.
Waiting for FSF to provide update on international day against drm. Will either flyer with them, or on our own.
May 17th Together Boston cryptoparty confirmed. Awaiting exact location and duration.
Possible participation in Left forum on May 29--31.
Will need RSVP forms for Boston pride parade, Freedom Rally.
Possibility of having Rick Falkvinge videoconference in. Need to work out network capacity, supporting tech.
20:43 < jokeefe> ahoy! 20:53 < jokeefe> ahoy noe! 20:53 < srevilak> hi all 20:56 < davidd> hi 20:56 < davidd> congrats srevilak 20:56 < davidd> has it been confirmed officially yet 20:59 < srevilak> davidd: as officially as it gets in my town 20:59 < srevilak> http://arlingtonma.gov/home/showdocument?id=24487 21:00 < davidd> http://arxiv.org/pdf/1503.07723v1.pdf link in return :) 21:00 < srevilak> btw: BC cryptoparty delayed 1 week. Happening next Thu 21:01 < jokeefe> ok 21:01 < jokeefe> hi igel 21:01 < srevilak> (BC is on easter break right now) 21:01 < jokeefe> hi js0000 21:01 < jokeefe> Agenda - https://masspirates.org/wiki/April_2nd,_2015_IRC_Meeting 21:01 < jokeefe> ids - James O’Keefe, Somerville 21:02 < srevilak> Steve Revilak, Arlington MA 21:02 < js0000> johnny saylor south waltham 21:02 < igel> Will Fleurant, Arlington 21:03 < jokeefe> anything anyone want to add anything to the agenda? 21:04 < jokeefe> Moving on: PirateCon 2015 21:05 < jokeefe> Participants - please ask for their names and brief bios. Also confirm talk titles 21:05 < srevilak> I have a few updates 21:05 < jokeefe> for? 21:05 < srevilak> Wage inequality: very likely to get someone from #WageAction. 21:06 < jokeefe> good, so that makes three? 21:06 < srevilak> Currently approaching boston bus drivers union, and some folks who did teacher organization at tufts 21:06 < srevilak> jokeefe: two 21:06 < jokeefe> so #WageAction & Socialist Alternative? 21:07 < srevilak> so far. #WageAction needs to go through a consensus process first, but seems very likely 21:07 < jokeefe> ok 21:08 < srevilak> they're planning a big event for 4/14; that's their priority right now 21:08 < jokeefe> Materials/Logistics: https://piratenpad.de/p/2015PirateConSiteDetails 21:10 < igel> would be cool if checkboxes were on there, too. 21:10 < jokeefe> ahoy noe 21:10 < jokeefe> yes, that would be good igel 21:10 < srevilak> checkbox trick: 21:10 < srevilak> [ ] not checked 21:10 < srevilak> [X] checked 21:10 < srevilak> :_ 21:10 < igel> hmm is there any hehe.. yea, should we go thru it? 21:10 < srevilak> :) 21:11 < jokeefe> Right 21:11 < jokeefe> noe on Materials/Logistics: https://piratenpad.de/p/2015PirateConSiteDetails 21:11 < noe> rahoy 21:11 < igel> lo 21:11 < noe> im on phone, my network is down 21:12 < jokeefe> dang 21:13 < noe> network might be spotty, ill be two logins for now 21:13 < noe_> ahoy! 21:13 < jokeefe> will be quick 21:13 < Bluestreak> Ahoy 21:13 < jokeefe> ahoy Bluestreak 21:14 < jokeefe> Materials/Logistics: https://piratenpad.de/p/2015PirateConSiteDetails 21:14 < jokeefe> if you want to claim a task, just add yourself to it. 21:15 < jokeefe> Poster / flyers - Talked with Kate about flyer. Said she can. Maybe by this weekend 21:15 < srevilak> Had written to dana, re flyer. Not heard back yet 21:16 < jokeefe> follow ups are good 21:16 < srevilak> will do 21:16 < jokeefe> thanks 21:16 < jokeefe> Registration 21:17 < srevilak> shall we work on civi setup on Saturday? 21:17 < srevilak> (for registration) 21:17 < jokeefe> sign up page? 21:17 < js0000> what is the work? 21:17 < srevilak> yes, signup page 21:17 < srevilak> js0000: basicically some civi crm setup work 21:17 < jokeefe> was going to do it tonight so I can send an email out for the morning 21:18 < jokeefe> name/address/email/phone seems straight forward 21:18 < srevilak> jokeefe: ok, but please test before broadcasting link :) 21:18 < jokeefe> agreed 21:18 < js0000> i can help test if you want 21:18 < jokeefe> will send the link out when I have it done 21:18 < srevilak> aside from user-visible workflow, other aspect of testing is to examine the resulting contact record 21:19 < jokeefe> agreed 21:19 < js0000> ok, i don't know civi but can learn ... 21:19 < js0000> maybe not too quick 21:20 < jokeefe> Childcare? 21:21 < srevilak> I know cat sitters, but not child sitters 21:21 < Bluestreak> Payment? 21:21 < Bluestreak> Or volunteer? 21:21 < noe_> Does anyone know someone who would offer to watch kids during Pirate Con? 21:21 < jokeefe> srevilak suggested $15/hr x 8 per worker 21:21 < jokeefe> I don’t think we will get many volunteers 21:21 < noe_> (probably for money, but if they'd like to donate their time, we should credit them) 21:21 < Bluestreak> I will ask my friend about working at that rate. 21:21 < srevilak> If we can get volunteers, great. If not, we should pay for their services 21:22 < Bluestreak> but there are lawas about the kid to provider ratio I think 21:22 < noe_> The younger the kids, the lower the ratio? 21:22 < jokeefe> plus CORI check 21:22 < Bluestreak> Is there a space to put them in? 21:22 < Bluestreak> on another floor? 21:23 < srevilak> There's a kitchen two floors up, but it's small 21:24 < jokeefe> That is the problem with the space 21:24 < jokeefe> http://www.daycare.com/massachusetts/ 21:24 < srevilak> I guess question is: who wants to bottom line childcare? 21:24 < noe_> not me 21:25 < Bluestreak> Not even sure I will be a the event sorry 21:25 < jokeefe> :-( 21:25 < Bluestreak> Everyone knows I have cancer, right? 21:25 < noe_> i think childcare may be a no go for this con 21:26 < Bluestreak> I am very tired and likely will be getting surgery around then. 21:26 < jokeefe> Lets see what who we can find and decide. Registration should ask if child care is needed and ask for ages 21:26 < noe_> Bluestreak: hugs 21:26 < Bluestreak> I sent Laura a message. 21:26 < Bluestreak> ty Noe! 21:26 < jokeefe> thank you Bluestreak 21:26 < jokeefe> really hope it all goes well, Bluestreak 21:26 < Bluestreak> She owes us a favor, so hopefully she isn’t busy that day. 21:26 < Bluestreak> TY 21:27 < jokeefe> Suggest that we shouldn’t have younger than preschool age. 21:27 < Bluestreak> OK 21:27 < Bluestreak> Evan’s kid is what 5? 21:27 < jokeefe> In that range 21:27 < srevilak> Bluestreak: sorry to hear the bad news. Hope the treatment goes well 21:27 < Bluestreak> Thanks! 21:28 < Bluestreak> I just expect to be tired a lot. 21:28 < srevilak> perhaps Evan knows someone that they're comfortable with? 21:28 < jokeefe> Will ask 21:28 < jokeefe> Web site update & Email blast - will be working on them tonight. plan to have enough up for it to be workable tonight. 21:29 < jokeefe> Anything else for PirateCon? - we need new flyers and materials. flags & t-shirts 21:30 < srevilak> do we want to sell flags, or just put them up around the room? 21:30 < jokeefe> sell 21:30 < jokeefe> we really need them for events and marches 21:31 < srevilak> I know a place that sells generic Jolly Rogers; don't know who does custom manufacture 21:32 < srevilak> I can pick up a few generic flags on Sunday, if that would be appropriate 21:32 < jokeefe> Sevan found some place that printed custom designs. Will look it up 21:32 < jokeefe> and email the price & details for consideration 21:32 < jokeefe> anything else on the conference? 21:35 < jokeefe> Ok, moving on to (Other) Event Planning 21:35 < jokeefe> May 2, Point to Point Camp Cryptoparty, Cambridge - we are doing a cryptotable. If you haven’t offered to help, we could use you help 21:36 < jokeefe> May 6, International Day against DRM Standout - do we know where the FSF will be? should we just choose our own place? 21:37 < js0000> maybe join up with fsf 21:37 < js0000> i do not know where they will be but can find out 21:37 < srevilak> thanks, js0000 21:37 < jokeefe> thanks 21:38 < srevilak> (they were supposed to announce something; I suppose they're decompressing after LibrePlanet) 21:38 < jokeefe> no doubt 21:38 < noe_> they'll probably announce within this week? 21:38 < noe_> or next week? 21:39 < jokeefe> as long as before the 25th ;-) 21:39 < srevilak> Maybe worth keeping an eye on https://www.defectivebydesign.org/ 21:40 < srevilak> davidd: thanks for arxiv link. Looks interesting 21:40 < jokeefe> May 17, noon, Together Boston Cryptoparty, Danger!Awesome, Cambridge is confirmed. getting exact location and duration. suggested GnuPG/Tor/Jitsi & 4hr. Will see what they want to do. 21:41 < Bluestreak> Cool! 21:43 < jokeefe> May 29-31, Possibility of proposing a panel at the Left Forum, NYC - We are looking at giving a talk, maybe getting a table to teach crypto and looking for people to work it. 21:44 < srevilak> I registered for Left forum a few days ago. Happy do help with whatever we end up doing 21:45 < noe_> I'll be out of country mid May. :( But I hope you guys have fun at the Left Forum 21:45 < jokeefe> We get two tickets with a table. No word from NY / US Pirates 21:45 < jokeefe> have a good time 21:46 < jokeefe> On Boston Pride Parade / Freedom Rally - need a sign up form at crew site 21:47 < jokeefe> Haven’t posted on the bills. Plan to get to them next week. Some comments on olympics on Facebook at least. 21:48 < Bluestreak> There is a thing on Easter 21:48 < noe_> this weekend? 21:48 < Bluestreak> At the “commie church” As Joan calls it. 21:49 < Bluestreak> Our event site 21:49 < Bluestreak> Kade will be speaking vs Boston 2024 21:49 < jokeefe> kade’s talk. anyone able to write a post on it? 21:49 < Bluestreak> I will try to get the event info if anyone is interested. 21:49 < srevilak> http://www.communitychurchofboston.org/home/ 21:50 < Bluestreak> should be easy enough to cut an paste a post. 21:50 < jokeefe> thank you! 21:51 < jokeefe> Not sure if we have a picture of Kade. 21:51 < Bluestreak> I will be doing mostly on-line work this year. 21:51 < Bluestreak> I do. 21:51 < jokeefe> Will look around 21:51 < jokeefe> good 21:51 < Bluestreak> There is one on her FB/twitter fan page 21:51 < Bluestreak> a good one 21:51 < jokeefe> ok, that is all I have. Anything else? 21:52 < Bluestreak> Rick? 21:52 < Bluestreak> He’s serious about a video thing 21:53 < Bluestreak> If we can make some kind of two way, he can answer questions, too 21:53 < Bluestreak> Time diff is not a problem. 21:53 < Bluestreak> Is that do-able? 21:54 < jokeefe> Lucia talked with Rick Falkvinge about making a video appearance at the conference. 21:54 < srevilak> I was going to ask "who's rick" 21:54 < jokeefe> Working out the details. Suggested during the start of the Pirate Strategy talk. 21:54 < Bluestreak> He loves the MPP 21:55 < srevilak> that would be very cool 21:55 < Bluestreak> all we need to know is do we have the tech? 21:55 < jokeefe> Would we be able to stream him and have other use the wifi? 21:55 < Bluestreak> I have not idea how to do such a thing. 21:55 < Bluestreak> Oh. Steve. 21:55 < js0000> yes, i was thinking that ... 21:55 < noe_> hmmm . . . 21:55 < igel> hm 21:55 < Bluestreak> Remember the Digital Media Conf Friday? 21:55 < igel> in deed. 21:55 < js0000> live video is non trivial 21:55 < jokeefe> 3/4G Wireless point? 21:55 < js0000> from europe ... 21:56 < igel> right 21:56 * js0000 cringes 21:56 < srevilak> I have a clear 4G modem. Can bring that, to dedicate to video teleconference 21:56 < jokeefe> We should test 21:56 < Bluestreak> We talked to an activist from NYC 21:56 < Bluestreak> two ways. 21:56 < Bluestreak> Very cool. 21:56 < js0000> i expect cbc bandwidth will be maxed out for conf ... 21:56 < Bluestreak> I reached out to a number of emails from the Icelnd PP page but no one got back to me 21:57 < js0000> have never done video conferencing but will ask at work 21:57 < Bluestreak> *hears Greek* 21:57 < js0000> fjdiap soeifj zpzoijsww 21:57 < srevilak> js0000: my 4G does 2mbit pretty reliably. 21:57 < Bluestreak> Want me to ask Sarah who did the DMC uplink? 21:57 < jokeefe> Once we know if he can do it, we should work out the details and test 21:57 < Bluestreak> Se if there are available? 21:57 < js0000> i'm sure it would be great at conf if would work 21:57 < Bluestreak> they 21:57 < jokeefe> It was at Lesley so they have a good network 21:58 < js0000> srevilak: we can always try ... 21:58 < Bluestreak> Things I don’t know 21:58 < igel> there should be wifi out the window 21:59 < srevilak> js0000: worst case: google hangout, plug laptop into projector and PA. Someone mans mute button 21:59 < igel> i mean... i got some M5's 21:59 < jokeefe> true, igel, but not reliabile. sooner we try the more we will know. 21:59 < jokeefe> true srevilak 22:00 < js0000> i don't imagine it would work on cbc network 22:00 < js0000> but my imagination is not always aligned correctly 22:00 < js0000> that's the weak link i keep thinking about 22:00 < jokeefe> we could ask to test 22:00 < Bluestreak> Good idea 22:01 < srevilak> LibrePlanet 2014 had jacob applebaum do talk over video from Berlin, over tor network 22:01 < srevilak> I think this will be easier :) 22:01 < srevilak> but good to test first 22:01 < jokeefe> LibrePlanet was on lesley’s network 22:02 < Bluestreak> sigh. 22:02 < Bluestreak> Commies have poor wifi 22:02 < igel> the 4g wimax has low latency to the tower should be enough, last i used it was like 15mbit.. depends on the time/hour too.. 22:02 < Bluestreak> Rick will be in touch with Jamie in couple of days. 22:02 < jokeefe> Downtown boston on a Sat. 22:02 < js0000> not a signal in sight 22:03 < srevilak> If we lack video bandwidth, we do audio. 22:03 < js0000> no tourists all looking into their iphones 22:03 < jokeefe> you may be right 22:03 < igel> hmmph, but its 4g wimax 22:03 < Bluestreak> Not a bad idea. Not as post but we are Pirates 22:03 < js0000> maybe email for further discussions 22:03 < Bluestreak> posh 22:03 < jokeefe> agreed 22:03 < Bluestreak> not past 22:03 < Bluestreak> post 22:03 < Bluestreak> sigh 22:03 < srevilak> we're at time 22:04 < Bluestreak> we sure are! 22:04 < js0000> Bluestreak: be well and nice to yourself if possible 22:04 < jokeefe> motion to adjourn? 22:04 < js0000> will send compassion 22:04 < Bluestreak> Ty 22:04 < Bluestreak> 2nd 22:04 < jokeefe> thanks for joining us Bluestreak. sure you are tired 22:05 < Bluestreak> My pleasure. 22:05 < srevilak> aye to adjourn 22:05 < Bluestreak> aye 22:05 < igel> aye 22:05 < js0000> i 22:05 < jokeefe> lol 22:05 < jokeefe> aye 22:05 * js0000 can't help myself 22:05 < Bluestreak> :-) 22:05 < jokeefe> ok motion passes, thanks all 22:05 < Bluestreak> Night 22:05 < igel> yw 22:06 < srevilak> will post notes 22:06 < jokeefe> thanks! 22:06 < jokeefe> night all