January 17th, 2017 IRC Meeting
- 1 Review
- 2 Endorsements
- 3 Projects
- 4 Projects On Hold For the Moment
- 5 Upcoming Events
- 6 Participants
- 7 Summary
- 8 Minutes
Local Surveillance Ordinances
Starting Local Chapters
MAAPL Fight Foreclosure Campaign
Fundraising & Conference
Projects On Hold For the Moment
Both of these could be topics for future hackathons.
CCTV Camera Map
Together Boston Meshnet
- 1/21, 2-4pm, Democracy/IT meeting, Arlington
- 1/25, 6-9pm, Somerville Cryptoparty
See: 2017 calendar
- jokeefe (James O’Keefe, Somerville)
- G (Garret, Lowell)
- srevilak (Steve Revilak, Arlington)
- igel (william fleurant, arlington ma)
Five blog posts up today at https://masspirates.org/blog
Local Surveillance Ordinances. Somerville is delayed, waiting for a meeting with a mayor. Arlington is about to gather signatures.
Several upcoming cryptoparties scheduled. Listed at 2017 Event Calendar. Also have a project to put together some "intro" flyers, to distribute at cryptoparties. Have to get copy finished, and find people to work on layout.
Another run local/campaign workshop coming up on Feb 25th in Holyoke.
Starting Local Chapters. G is doing outreach.
MAAPL Fight Foreclosure Campaign. There's a clinic in Springfield on Thu. Working on organizing more clinics.
Piratecon questionairre up at https://masspirates.org/crew/forms/piratecon-2017-questionnaire. Questionairre open until Jan 31st. Should start getting a read on what venues are available for the proposed dates.
Steve filed 2016 annual report with OCPF this morning.
21:01 < jokeefe> Agenda - https://masspirates.org/wiki/January_17th,_2017_IRC_Meeting 21:01 < papegaai> Title: January 17th, 2017 IRC Meeting - Mass Pirate Wiki (at masspirates.org) 21:01 < jokeefe> ids 21:01 < jokeefe> James O’Keefe, Somerville 21:01 < srevilak> Steve Revilak, Arlington 21:01 < G> Garret, Lowell 21:02 * srevilak listens to radio, about Chelsea Mannings commutation 21:02 < G> bittersweet 21:02 < G> what's up with Assange? he's going to hand himself over now? 21:03 < srevilak> dunno 21:03 < jokeefe> Maybe 21:03 < jokeefe> https://www.emptywheel.net/2017/01/17/on-wikileaks-and-chelsea-mannings-commutation/ 21:03 < G> that's why Obama did it 21:04 < jokeefe> Maybe. Assange could always decide that they didn’t meet the terms 21:04 < G> and break his word? 21:05 < G> that would not bode well for Wikileaks or the future of whistleblowers 21:05 < jokeefe> Any how. Email out and got 5 posts up today. When it rains it pours:https://masspirates.org/blog/ 21:05 < papegaai> Title: Massachusetts Pirate Party | The Party of Open: Open Government, Open Culture, Open Innovation & People First (at masspirates.org) 21:05 < srevilak> wow 21:05 < jokeefe> The queue backed up 21:05 < jokeefe> had to get them out 21:06 < jokeefe> got more to post, just not tonight ;-) 21:06 < jokeefe> ahoy scruffycockney 21:06 < srevilak> hi scruffycockney 21:06 < jokeefe> Agenda - https://masspirates.org/wiki/January_17th,_2017_IRC_Meeting 21:06 < G> what else are we posting? 21:06 < papegaai> Title: January 17th, 2017 IRC Meeting - Mass Pirate Wiki (at masspirates.org) 21:07 < igel> lo! 21:07 < igel> william fleurant, arlington ma 21:07 < jokeefe> MAAPL clinics. MassCANN. some other stuff 21:07 < srevilak> hi, igel 21:07 < jokeefe> oh hi, igel 21:07 < jokeefe> Anything to add to the agenda? 21:09 < igel> nada looking 21:10 < jokeefe> Skipping to Projects 21:10 < jokeefe> > Local Surveillance Ordinances 21:11 < jokeefe> Somerville seems to be stalling on a meeting. Thinking of other approaches 21:11 < srevilak> jokeefe: what's the meeting, and what's the stall? 21:11 < jokeefe> Organizer setting up meeting with mayor/staff. City not getting back 21:12 < srevilak> ah 21:14 < srevilak> I've got a legal OK for my proposal. Will gather signatures later this week 21:14 < jokeefe> cool. posting asking for people to put forward ordinances is also on my agenda 21:14 < jokeefe> > Cryptoparties 21:15 < jokeefe> Got cryptoparties scheduled in Belmont, Wayland and Boston. They are up at https://masspirates.org/wiki/2017_Event_Calendar 21:15 < papegaai> Title: 2017 Event Calendar - Mass Pirate Wiki (at masspirates.org) 21:16 < jokeefe> Got people willing to teach at an LGBT-focused Cryptoparty at Make Shift Boston, hopefully. working on the date 21:16 < jokeefe> If you know any groups/communities to reach out to, please suggest 21:17 < igel> i def hope to get out to twice as many as i did last year, wow.. lots of new tech to teach 21:17 < jokeefe> i know. Lot of good stuff coming out 21:17 < jokeefe> I think at least one organizer of the MAAPL clinics might be interested in hosting one 21:18 < jokeefe> Also, Rhode Island, but need people for that 21:18 < jokeefe> February/March are likely to be busy 21:18 < jokeefe> We also have a project to put together some intro flyers we can give out. 21:19 < jokeefe> Got to get the text written and find people to do layout 21:19 < jokeefe> Will leave them as digital copies with a <put your logo here>, but will use them for pirate party if we pay for printing 21:20 < jokeefe> Call for help is another blog post/email, heh 21:20 < jokeefe> Don’t forget 3/24, 3-5pm, Annoying Legislators for Freedom: A talk with Alex Marthews 21:21 < jokeefe> oh those legislators! 21:21 < igel> heh 21:21 < igel> annoying vs. persisting heh 21:21 < jokeefe> > Campaign Workshops 21:21 < jokeefe> both 21:22 < jokeefe> srevilak, can you do one on 2/25? 21:22 < jokeefe> specifically, 2/25, 11:00am-2:30pm, Campaign Workshop, Holyoke Public Library Community Room 21:22 * srevilak checks schedule 21:23 < srevilak> 2/25 is a saturday. I can do it 21:23 < jokeefe> My contact in Salem hasn’t gotten back to me, but I am meeting with some organizers in Boston this week 21:23 < jokeefe> Ok, want to car pool? 21:23 < srevilak> sure 21:23 < jokeefe> we can take off line 21:23 < jokeefe> great 21:24 < jokeefe> calling for more hosts is another post/email 21:24 < jokeefe> we don’t lack for those 21:24 < jokeefe> > Starting Local Chapters 21:24 < jokeefe> How goes it G? 21:24 < G> i've emailed out to everyone on that list but have not heard back from any yet. one email is no good bounced. 21:25 < G> TBF i just did the emailing this weekend 21:25 < G> i'll do calls next but i dunno i prefer emails myself. 21:26 < G> phone tag sucks 21:26 < G> :P 21:26 < jokeefe> I know 21:26 < jokeefe> Send me the bounced email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will check on it 21:27 < G> nah it was just the one addy out of the list 21:27 < jokeefe> Still leaving a call saying you emailed them might make them respond to the next email. also, they signed up to help. 21:27 < jokeefe> thank you 21:28 < jokeefe> > MAAPL Fight Foreclosure Campaign 21:29 < jokeefe> Emailing / calling the people who said they would organize clinics. There is one in Springfield on Thursday. 21:29 < jokeefe> Hopefully will be less stressed this time 21:30 < jokeefe> > Fundraising & Conference 21:30 < jokeefe> Questionnaire up at https://masspirates.org/crew/forms/piratecon-2017-questionnaire 21:30 < papegaai> Title: Piratecon 2017 Questionnaire | Mass Pirates Crew (at masspirates.org) 21:31 < jokeefe> It was one of the items in today’s email. Set the due by date as 1/31. 21:31 < jokeefe> Should have been 1/30, but we can look at the results on the 31st. 21:32 < jokeefe> Will send reminders 21:32 < jokeefe> Probably makes sense to look for what places are available 21:32 < jokeefe> on the possible dates 21:32 < srevilak> agreed 21:33 < jokeefe> Where we were worked out fairly well 21:33 < srevilak> The tent city community room? 21:34 < jokeefe> yes 21:34 < jokeefe> Another possible space - http://thegreenroomsomerville.com/about-the-space 21:34 < papegaai> Title: about — The Green Room (at thegreenroomsomerville.com) 21:35 < srevilak> Looks nice, but it's only 500 square feet -- bit on the small site 21:36 < srevilak> Looks nice, but it's only 500 square feet -- bit on the small side 21:36 < srevilak> http://thegreenroomsomerville.com/photos/02062kfjp47uj1ot5pufytqs8f19jp 21:36 < papegaai> Title: photos — The Green Room (at thegreenroomsomerville.com) 21:36 < jokeefe> true 21:37 < srevilak> Capacity looks like maybe 25 21:37 < jokeefe> There is a space in Davis next to the Citizens bank that looks decent 21:39 < jokeefe> Any how, probably makes sense looking at what is available so we can make a decision on the 31st 21:40 < jokeefe> Well that is all I have 21:40 < srevilak> I filed our annual report with OCPF this morning 21:40 < srevilak> that's the only think I have to add 21:41 < jokeefe> thank you 21:41 < jokeefe> igel, you available Saturday for the tech meeting? 21:41 < jokeefe> want to bring some mesh routers? 21:42 < igel> aah 21:42 * srevilak will send something to the democracy list about Saturday's tech meeting 21:42 < jokeefe> thank you 21:43 < igel> was lagged 21:43 < igel> i would like to, but i'm going to be out of town 21:43 < igel> i would love to, tbh. 21:43 < jokeefe> next one 21:43 < jokeefe> or the cryptoparty 21:44 < jokeefe> haven’t heard back from Together crowd, but it would be good to do some R&D 21:44 < jokeefe> before 21:45 < igel> i am back 2nd week feb 21:45 < igel> :S 21:45 < jokeefe> ok, good to know, hope your trip goes well 21:45 < jokeefe> that’s all I have 21:45 < jokeefe> anything else? 21:46 < jokeefe> oh yeah, some european pirates wanted a statement on Manning’s pending release 21:46 < jokeefe> I pointed them to what I put up 21:46 < G> oh hey did they already take that? 21:46 < G> cause there's some serious implications 21:47 < G> i dunno nm 21:47 < jokeefe> ? 21:48 < G> Assange extradition the future of Wikileaks 21:48 < igel> re; manning? 21:48 < G> yes 21:48 < jokeefe> yeah, heard about that after I wrote it. 21:48 < jokeefe> wanted to focus on Chelsea. It won’t be over for her on 5/17 unfortunately 21:49 < jokeefe> just a different, but hopefully better experience 21:49 < G> what you mean? 21:49 < igel> heh 21:49 < G> if Manning is out... she's out. we are eternally grateful thanks for playing 21:50 < G> whistleblowers are under attack still 21:50 < jokeefe> she will still be an ex-con, and an punching back for trolls of the mundane and political variety 21:50 < G> and now our main tap is in question 21:50 < jokeefe> just saying, she will likely need support or at least just kind words 21:51 < G> absolutely, but Manning isn't the end of the story 21:51 < jokeefe> agreed 21:52 < igel> *sigh* 21:52 < igel> this is the last pirate meet before 21:53 < G> before? 21:53 < igel> before trump 21:53 < srevilak> yup 21:54 < G> *shrug* no bigs. the new boss same as the old boss and the boss before that 21:55 < jokeefe> With more tools for oppression handed over by the previous guy. 21:55 < jokeefe> Any who. Shall we adjourn? 21:55 < G> and now Assange handed over too? 21:55 < G> i'm telling you something big is happening 21:55 < srevilak> aye to adjourn 21:55 < G> and then Putin has Snowden... what if he comes up for grabs? 21:55 < G> damn 21:56 < igel> snowden doesnt have keypairs 21:56 < igel> journalists do :) 21:56 < igel> cheers yall 21:56 < igel> going to be a good 2017.. 21:56 < igel> fill this out! https://masspirates.org/crew/forms/piratecon-2017-questionnaire 21:56 < papegaai> Title: Piratecon 2017 Questionnaire | Mass Pirates Crew (at masspirates.org) 21:57 < srevilak> will post transcript 21:57 < jokeefe> We’ll see with Assange. Trump may pardon him. 21:57 < jokeefe> thanks, srevilak