November 29th, 2016 IRC Meeting
DIGITAL SECURITY 101 training at the Somerville Cryptoparty on 11/30
MAAPL Fight Foreclosure Campaign
Starting Local Chapters
CCTV Camera Map
Together Boston Meshnet
- 11/30, 6-9pm, DIGITAL SECURITY 101 (Somerville Cryptoparty) @ Sprout, 339R Summer Street, Somerville
- 12/10, noon, James will appear on The Show With BS, by Beyond the Horizon Radio Network
- 12/10, 1-3pm, Democracy/IT meeting, Arlington
- 12/17, Chelsea Manning's Birthday
- jokeefe (James O’Keefe, Somerville)
- srevilak (Steve Revilak, Arlington)
- G (Garret Kirkland, Lowell)
Digital security 101. Training tomorrow at sprouts, 339R Summer Street, Somerville, MA. https://www.cryptoparty.in/boston. 6--9pm. Possibly other cryptoparties at e5 in January, and maybe another one around Jan 20th.
Avenues to pursue for future cryptoparties: Mike Connolly & supporters. Or on act-ma, "would you like to help organize a cryptoparty with your group". There's also an idea (with Jason L), to hold one over the winter break. For high school students.
MAAPL fight foreclosure campaigns. 32 days left until MA's (crappy) law limiting contestations to 1 year kicks in. Will continue to do outreach.
Campaign workshops. Still looking for new sites. Audio for first talk is posted. Audio from second talk should go up real soon now.
Starting local chapters. Plan to identify people who were interested in starting local chapters, and begin conversations to get the local chapters off the ground.
Fundraising. Will continue making pitches in email. May also wish to hold a fundraiser in Jan/Feb (akin to our Democracy Center Fundraiser, from a few years ago)
CCTV Camera app. Camera mapping on hold, until the weather improves.
Together Boston Meshnet. Together boston organizers wanted to build a meshnet for the festival. Igel is working with them.
IT Meeting. Still scheduled for Dec 10th, 1--3pm. Steve's house.
21:00 < jokeefe> Agenda: https://masspirates.org/wiki/November_29th,_2016_IRC_Meeting 21:00 < papegaai> Title: November 29th, 2016 IRC Meeting - Mass Pirate Wiki (at masspirates.org) 21:00 < jokeefe> ids please 21:00 < jokeefe> James O’Keefe, Somerville 21:00 < srevilak> Steve Revilak, Arlington 21:00 < jokeefe> any additions to the agenda? 21:00 < G> Garret Kirkland, Lowell 21:01 < jokeefe> glad you could make it G 21:02 < G> blame Lu Lu for when i miss it 21:02 < G> as a rule 21:02 < G> :) 21:02 < jokeefe> ahoy Kendra 21:02 < jokeefe> Agenda: https://masspirates.org/wiki/November_29th,_2016_IRC_Meeting 21:02 < papegaai> Title: November 29th, 2016 IRC Meeting - Mass Pirate Wiki (at masspirates.org) 21:02 < jokeefe> still at ids 21:03 < Kendra> Hi Kendra Moyer in Highland Park, Michigan 21:03 < jokeefe> any additions to the agenda/ 21:03 < jokeefe> ? 21:04 < srevilak> Agenda looks okay to me 21:05 < jokeefe> since there no Reviews or Endorsements requests … moving on to Projects then 21:05 < jokeefe> DIGITAL SECURITY 101 training at the Somerville Cryptoparty on tomorrow 21:06 < jokeefe> https://www.cryptoparty.in/boston 21:06 < papegaai> Title: boston [CryptoParty.] (at www.cryptoparty.in) 21:06 < jokeefe> 6-9pm 21:06 < jokeefe> 339R Summer Street, Somerville 21:07 < jokeefe> Possibly another one in January at e5. Waiting to hear back on a date/time. Suggested on or around Jan 20 21:08 < jokeefe> I believe the Somerville cryptoparty for Dec. is still on 12/28, but will know tomorrow. 21:08 < jokeefe> Suggestions for other groups to reach out to? 21:09 < srevilak> Would it be worthwhile to send something to act-ma? Not announcing a specific event, but something to the effect of "would you like to have a cryptoparty with your group"? 21:10 < jokeefe> Cannot hurt. The emails I have sent to act-ma do mention we are willing to run workshops for groups. 21:11 < Kendra> You should suggest a crypto party to Mike Connolly who just got elected in Somervile and his supporters, behind the leaks 21:11 < jokeefe> that is a good idea 21:11 < Kendra> He's a lawyer and very grass roots 21:12 < jokeefe> There is also the idea of holding one during the Winter break for high school students. Waiting to hear back from JL about whether that will go forward. 21:12 < jokeefe> MAAPL Fight Foreclosure Campaign 21:13 < jokeefe> 32 days to get 20 years of illegal foreclosures documented and submitted 21:13 < srevilak> It's going to be a run to the wire 21:13 < jokeefe> aye 21:13 < jokeefe> Asked to reach out to our members and ask them to: 21:14 < Kendra> Are you workign with a list? 21:14 < jokeefe> nope 21:14 < jokeefe> not that I know of 21:14 < jokeefe> plus people move 21:14 < Kendra> A lot of people don't know until it is too late 21:14 < jokeefe> 1. submit letters to the editor to local newspapers 21:14 < srevilak> The MAAPL folks have been doing their own outreach. Both in terms of foreclosure victims, and law students to collect intake data 21:15 < jokeefe> and community cable 21:15 < jokeefe> 2. get posters up 21:15 < jokeefe> I am willing to put the work in, but wanted to see who else is willing to help 21:17 < srevilak> I'm pretty tied up with the mappl IT end of things. It will be much of my bandwidth for the next few weeks 21:18 < jokeefe> I know. thanks anyway. 21:18 < Kendra> I would mention the OB Everyone List and get in touch with city life vida urbana, they have outreach resources into some vulnerable communitiees 21:19 < jokeefe> That would help. Thank you, Kendra. 21:19 < jokeefe> Will get you text to send out. 21:20 < jokeefe> Anyone willing to submit letters to the editors/community cable and/or poster in your neighborhood? 21:21 < jokeefe> contact me if you can 21:22 < jokeefe> Campaign Workshops 21:22 < jokeefe> srevilak put out the first talk audio 21:23 < jokeefe> looking forward to the other talks when srevilak can get some spare cycles 21:24 * srevilak hopes to put up talk #2 later this week 21:24 < jokeefe> thanks 21:24 < srevilak> editing is done. Just needs posting 21:24 < jokeefe> I hope to have some cycles to tie the slides to the audio 21:24 < jokeefe> still looking for new sites 21:25 < jokeefe> Starting Local Chapters 21:25 < jokeefe> Will create a smart list of local chapter volunteers and then contact them 21:27 < jokeefe> Could use people to field questions. was thinking of having a firstname.lastname@example.org that people can email to get help. does that sound workable? 21:27 < srevilak> Sounds reasonable to me. 21:28 < G> sounds good to me 21:28 < G> i can help with those, too 21:28 < jokeefe> thank you, G 21:29 < jokeefe> Fundraising 21:30 < G> for the big pirate hat giveaway? 21:30 < srevilak> :) 21:30 < G> :) 21:30 < jokeefe> :-) 21:31 < jokeefe> We would need to get a big hat or few 21:31 < jokeefe> Have to get an email done this week, so will make a pitch in it. 21:32 < G> i think we'll all need big hats 21:32 < G> but i digress. :P 21:32 < jokeefe> *I* already have one :P 21:33 < jokeefe> and it flips up on the right so as not to impede my cutlass 21:33 < jokeefe> never want to lose your hat in a sword fight 21:34 < jokeefe> Does a fundraiser in Jan/Feb seem doable? 21:35 < G> what kinda fundraiser? 21:37 < jokeefe> Like we did a few years ago. DJ, food 21:37 < jokeefe> could even be a masquerade :-) 21:39 < Kendra> If it is timed right, I'll come out there, a party always works, maybe get a band. 21:40 < jokeefe> Possible 21:41 < jokeefe> Feb. fundraiser. May conference. Aug. picnic ... 21:42 < jokeefe> nice 3 mo spread between them 21:47 < jokeefe> CCTV Camera Map - On hold in MA due to the weather. Still trying to get an easy to use app setup. 21:49 < jokeefe> Together Boston Meshnet 21:51 < jokeefe> They want to build a meshnet for the festival. They have been busy, but igel offered to help. Offered up some suggestions. Asked what they want the net to be. There is a slack channel if folks want to participate. 21:54 < jokeefe> Just a reminder that on 12/10, 1-3pm, we have a Democracy/IT meeting in Arlington 21:54 < jokeefe> srevilak, is it ok to post your address? 21:56 < srevilak> jokeefe: can we say "rsvp to email@example.com if you want to attend", and then provide address? 21:56 < srevilak> If that's not too much trouble 21:56 < jokeefe> sure 21:57 < jokeefe> whatever you are comfortable with 21:58 < jokeefe> I emailed the local Manning support folks about what they are doing on her birthday. 21:58 < jokeefe> that is all I have. 21:59 < jokeefe> motion adjourn? 21:59 < srevilak> second the motion 22:00 < jokeefe> all in favor? 22:00 < G> aye 22:00 < srevilak> aye 22:00 < srevilak> will post transcript