December 6th, 2016 IRC Meeting
- 1 Review
- 2 Endorsements
- 3 Projects
- 4 Upcoming Events
- 5 Participants
- 6 Summary
- 7 Minutes
Local Surveillance Ordinances
MAAPL Fight Foreclosure Campaign
- srevilak updating website
- jokeefe helping with data & getting the word out
- ajames working on finding a location for a Somerville training
Audio files posted
jokeefe & srevilak are running down some possible workshops:
Boston-area training at on 12/28. Working with e5 & others for one in January beyond the Somerville cryptoparty.
Starting Local Chapters
CCTV Camera Map
Together Boston Meshnet
- 12/10, noon, James will appear on The Show With BS, by Beyond the Horizon Radio Network
- 12/10, 2-4pm, Democracy/IT meeting, Arlington
- 12/17, 1-2pm, Chelsea Manning's Birthday, Park St., Boston
- 12/28, 6-9pm, Somerville Cryptoparty, Location TBA
- jokeefe (James O'Keefe, Somerville)
- moses (Moses, West Tisbury)
- G (Garret, Lowell)
- srevilak (Steve Revilak, arlington)
Local Surveillance Ordinances. Steve collected minutes from Cambridge City Council, and Santa Clara FGOC. Will attempt to turn these into a warrant article for presentation in Arlington.
MAAPL Fight Foreclosure campaign. Trying to reach 70,000 (potential) vicitims of illegal foreclosure between now and the end of the December. Jamie is helping to publicize the effort. Steve doing tech work. All crossing fingers, and hoping it all comes together.
Campaign Workshops. First two audio files posted. Working on additional trainings in Jan/Feb.
Cryptoparties. Dec 30th Digital Privacy 101 was well attended. At least 30 people. Looking for a venue to hold 12/28 meeting.
21:06 < jokeefe> agenda - https://masspirates.org/wiki/December_6th,_2016_IRC_Meeting 21:06 < papegaai> Title: December 6th, 2016 IRC Meeting - Mass Pirate Wiki (at masspirates.org) 21:06 < moses> I wanted them to let me do a talk on housing some intersting open source project designs 21:06 < jokeefe> do you have a place? 21:07 < jokeefe> ids 21:07 < jokeefe> James O’Keefe, Somerville 21:07 < moses> Moses, 21:07 < srevilak> Steve Revilak, Arlington 21:07 < moses> west tisbury 21:07 < G> Garret, Lowell 21:08 < jokeefe> anything to add to the agenda? 21:09 < G> nay 21:09 < srevilak> nothing here 21:09 < moses> nay 21:10 < jokeefe> Did anyone go to the Boston City Council meeting on Monday? 21:10 < srevilak> I have an agenda item - Local Surveillance Legislation 21:10 < jokeefe> sounds good 21:11 * srevilak added it to agenda 21:11 < jokeefe> thanks 21:12 < jokeefe> skipping to Projects 21:12 < jokeefe> Local Surveillance Legislation 21:12 < srevilak> okay, I'll go 21:12 < srevilak> I've collected minutes from the cambridge city council 21:13 < srevilak> as well as minutes from Santa Clara county FGOP, who debated a similar piece of legislation 21:13 < srevilak> Along with the legislative proposals, they also contain actions by the respective bodies 21:14 < srevilak> Over the next few days, I'm going to summarize that in a warrant article 21:14 < srevilak> And send to Arlington's town counsel 21:14 < srevilak> After counsel review, there's signature gathering, and submitting as a proposal 21:14 < srevilak> Warrant opened today. 21:15 < srevilak> Proposals have to reviewed, signatures, gathered, and turned in by 1/27 21:15 < jokeefe> how many signatures do you need and who can sign? 21:15 < srevilak> Ten signatures needed, from registered voters in arlington 21:15 < jokeefe> thanks 21:16 < srevilak> I'm planning to write a general article, and supply sample legislation as addenda 21:16 < srevilak> Having actual proposals from Cambridge and Santa Clara should help 21:16 < srevilak> I hope 21:17 < srevilak> I'll send warrant text when I have it 21:17 < srevilak> (end of updates) 21:17 < srevilak> (end of update) 21:17 < jokeefe> sounds good. we could possibly use the text with Somerville 21:18 < jokeefe> thanks 21:18 < jokeefe> MAAPL Fight Foreclosure Campaign 21:18 < jokeefe> MAAPL is trying to contact 70000 people who were foreclosed on and see if they can contest it 21:19 < jokeefe> have until 12/30 to get paperwork submitted 21:19 < jokeefe> Will get email out this week 21:20 < srevilak> I'm still crossing my fingers 21:20 < srevilak> Realistically, I'll have 1--2 hours/week to continue working on the project. 21:20 < srevilak> I hope that's enough to make it work in time 21:21 < jokeefe> hopefully. thank you 21:22 < jokeefe> Campaign Workshops 21:23 < jokeefe> srevilak posted the first two audio files. thanks 21:23 < srevilak> NP 21:23 < srevilak> audio file #3 will go up this weekend 21:23 < jokeefe> thanks 21:24 < jokeefe> working on trainings in Holyoke and Boston, and Salem hopefully in Jan/Feb. 21:26 < jokeefe> Cryptoparties 21:26 < jokeefe> The digital privacy 101 workshops on the 30th were well attended 21:26 < jokeefe> I counted at least 30 people 21:27 < srevilak> Wow, that's great 21:27 < jokeefe> which is 3 times bigger than it usually is 21:27 < jokeefe> looking for a place for the 12/28 meeting 21:28 < jokeefe> hopefully an additional workshop in Jan. at e5 21:30 < jokeefe> I don’t have an update on any of the other topics unfortunately 21:30 < jokeefe> two events coming up: 21:30 < jokeefe> 12/10, 1-3pm, Democracy/IT meeting, Arlington 21:30 < jokeefe> 12/17, Chelsea Manning's Birthday, 1-2pm, Park St., Boston 21:30 < srevilak> jokeefe: 2-4pm Democracy Meeting, no? 21:31 < jokeefe> yes, thanks 21:34 < jokeefe> that’s all I have 21:36 < srevilak> nothing else from me 21:37 < G> nope nothing. i'm just here. :( :P 21:37 < srevilak> G: glad to have you here :) 21:37 < jokeefe> shall we adjourn? 21:37 < srevilak> motion to adjourn 21:37 < jokeefe> 2nd 21:37 < G> second 21:37 < jokeefe> all in favor? 21:37 < G> aye 21:37 < srevilak> aye 21:37 < srevilak> will post transcript 21:38 < jokeefe> aye 21:38 < jokeefe> thanks