October 19th, 2015 IRC Meeting
- 1 Reviews
- 2 Decisions
- 3 Upcoming Events
- 4 Campaigns Status
- 5 Participants
- 6 Summary
- 7 Minutes
- 10/13, Kill all DRM in the world forever, within a decade, conversation with Cory Doctorow, Berkman Center at Harvard University, Harvard Law School campus, Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West A
- 10/13, 6:30-8pm, The Remote-Controlled Society, Roundtable with Cory Doctorow and others, C. Walsh Theater, Suffolk University, Boston
- Writing update (jokeefe)
- Writing update (jokeefe)
MAAPL form (srevilak)
H.2487 & H.2606 Video Game Production Subsidy
PirateCon 2015 Videos (jokeefe)
- Design & Feedback
- Distribution Planning (besides emailing a pdf)
- Gather list of people to mail it to (?)
- Gather a list of places to distribute it (?)
- Decide on the print run (?)
- Bitcoin + Credit card gateway in CiviCRM (srevilak, js0000, Kendra)
- Improve UI navigation of wiki & expose more wiki bits on blog (Noe, jokeefe)
- Allow distributed organizing on CiviCRM (and pointers to get started) (Kendra, srevilak, Chris, jokeefe)
- js0000 and jokeefe will work on building a tool to manage twitter:
design(jokeefe) - posted at Twitter API design
- coding (js0000 & jokeefe)
- Forum (or needed now that lists are publicized?)
Policies Update (jokeefe)
- Write up doc on using git & commenting on & voting on changes.
- Email blast - Cryptoparty, latest announcements, Doctorow videos
- Updated media list (noe)
- Nov. - 2016 Elections
- Blog posts
- Local/regional contacts (jokeefe) - Regional page up. Working on local pages.
- 10/28, 6-9pm, Cryptoparty, Parts & Crafts?, 577 Somerville Ave, Somerville
- Nov. event?
- 11/25, 6-9pm, Cryptoparty, Somerville
- Dec. event?
- 12/30, 6-9pm, Cryptoparty, Somerville ?
Every Thu., Digital Fourth meeting, 11:20am-1:30pm, Voltage Cafe, Third Street, Cambridge
- jokeefe (James O'Keefe, Somerville)
- srevilak (Steve Revilak, Arlington, MA)
- bestpiggy (olivia Píñeyro, Boston, MA)
Review of Doctorow events. Went well. Jamie posted video for the evening event at Suffolk University.
Campaigns. Jamie working on CISA, TPP blog posts. Steve continues to work on tech stuff for MAAPL. Jamie working on petition for MA bills re: video game subsidy. Planning to do a newsletter mailing this week.
Future cryptoparties. We have one scheduled for Oct 28th at Parts and Crafts. Other possible venues are: Cambridge public library, out of the blue gallery, Danger Awesome, Democracy Center.
GCHQ invetigative tribunal. We discuss filing a case with the tribunal, to see if GCHQ illegally spied on Mass Pirates. Motion to file passes, 3-0. Steve will handle paperwork.
20:58 < jokeefe> ahoy 20:59 < srevilak> hi jokeefe 21:01 < jokeefe> ahoy bestpiggy 21:01 < bestpiggy> hey there 21:02 < bestpiggy> are you feeling better? 21:02 < jokeefe> oh yes, thanks 21:03 < jokeefe> hope it hasn't come your way 21:03 < jokeefe> agenda - https://masspirates.org/wiki/October_19th,_2015_IRC_Meeting 21:04 < jokeefe> ids - James O'Keefe, Somerville 21:04 < srevilak> Steve Revilak, Arlington, MA 21:04 < bestpiggy> olivia Píñeyro, Boston, MA 21:05 < jokeefe> Reviews 21:06 < jokeefe> http://www.fordhallforum.org/programs/remote-control went well. Video is up 21:07 < srevilak> how was the turnout? 21:08 < jokeefe> Decent. didn't do a count 21:08 < srevilak> who were sponsoring the event(s) with us? 21:08 < jokeefe> ahoy Kendra 21:08 < Kendra> Hi all 21:09 < Kendra> The Berkmann center looked like a law school thing, there was a lot of discussio of policy 21:09 < jokeefe> We really didn't sponsor it. We just helped facilitate it. 21:09 < Kendra> It was pretty well attended, the luncheon, standing room 21:10 < jokeefe> Hopefully the full video from both will be posted. 21:11 < jokeefe> posted the video and pictures I took at https://masspirates.org/blog/2015/10/19/the-remote-controlled-society-video-available/ 21:12 < srevilak> Anything to add to https://masspirates.org/wiki/2015_Event_Notes#10.2F17.2F2015_-_Cory_Doctorow_Events 21:13 < jokeefe> I'll update it. 21:13 < srevilak> thx jokeefe 21:15 < jokeefe> The only upcoming event I know of is the cryptoparty on 10/28. 21:15 < Kendra> brb, have to do a quick errand 21:17 < jokeefe> Campaigns Status 21:18 < jokeefe> Working on CISA & TPP blog posts 21:20 < srevilak> On MAAPL front, grace asked for a couple of changes, which I'll work on this week 21:21 < jokeefe> thanks 21:21 < jokeefe> No progress yet on H.2487 & H.2606 Video Game Production Subsidy, but am working on the petition 21:23 < jokeefe> The only other thing I have to report on is that I will get an email blast out this week. 21:24 < jokeefe> some talk about another cambridge cryptoparty at the public library, but we need a sponsor. 21:25 < srevilak> who's eligible to sponsor? 21:26 < jokeefe> don't know yet. 21:26 < Kendra> Out of the Blue Gallery has space 21:27 < Kendra> On Mass Ave, they have a new space and they book shows 21:28 < jokeefe> some talk of the public library 21:28 < Kendra> Is Dange Awesome still an option? 21:29 < jokeefe> could be 21:29 < Kendra> Also the Democracy Center 21:30 < jokeefe> have to rent that and the wifi may not be powerful enough 21:31 < jokeefe> Any other tasks or events to bring up? 21:31 < srevilak> Meant to edit more Piratecon audio this weekend. Got sidetracked writing blog posts. 21:31 < srevilak> Will try again next weekend 21:32 < srevilak> (by "this weekend", I meant "this past weekend") 21:33 < jokeefe> Thanks. Videos are taking a bunch of work too. Next time really should not shoot from the side. 21:34 < srevilak> Silly idea for future cryptoparty. We have several DVDs of HOPE X. Would a DVD showing be worthwhile? 21:35 < Kendra> I am all for mixing it up sometimes 21:35 < srevilak> I have Ellsberg, Snowden, and "Ethical questions for ISPs" 21:35 < Kendra> What topics did we film 21:35 < Kendra> thanx 21:35 < srevilak> Kendra: we didn't film. Just purchased DVDs 21:35 < jokeefe> I talked with Kade and she didn't recommend them as turnout tended to be low, but willing to try anything low effort. ;-) 21:38 < jokeefe> srevilak, did you want to bring up your idea? 21:38 < Kendra> I thinkthe crypto parties should alwaays include soemthign we haven't covered yet, or something new. 21:38 < srevilak> jokeefe: thanks for the reminder 21:38 < srevilak> There's a group in the UK called Privacy International 21:39 < srevilak> Months ago, they won the right to convene a tribunal against GCHQ, to see who GCHQ spied on illegally 21:39 < srevilak> Originally, they wanted to organize it like a class action lawsuit 21:39 < srevilak> But tribunal decided that each individual had to bring their own case. 21:40 < srevilak> I mailed my paperwork in this morning 21:40 < srevilak> Was wondering if we wanted to open a case for MAPP 21:40 < srevilak> I will volunteer to take care of the paperwork 21:40 < Kendra> i 2nd the proposal 21:40 < jokeefe> I think we should see what they have on us. 21:41 < srevilak> https://privacyinternational.org/illegalspying has background 21:41 < jokeefe> discussion? 21:41 < Kendra> sure 21:41 < jokeefe> their site seems slow, unfortunately 21:41 < srevilak> Perhaps many people are filing paperwork :) 21:42 < jokeefe> lets hope 21:43 < jokeefe> not hearing any discussion and the proposal has been 2nded. 21:43 < jokeefe> All in favor? 21:43 < srevilak> aye 21:43 < Kendra> aye 21:44 < Kendra> Is the paper work complicated? 21:44 < srevilak> took me ~ 15 minutes from start to envelope 21:44 < Kendra> I might check it out as well 21:45 < jokeefe> aye 21:45 < jokeefe> anyone else? 21:47 < jokeefe> motion passes 21:48 < jokeefe> anything else to discuss? 21:48 < srevilak> nothing here 21:49 < Kendra> I did not share my border search story with MAPP yet, but it is on the occupy boston blog. 21:49 < Kendra> other than that I motion to adjourn 21:50 < jokeefe> will have to look that up 21:50 < jokeefe> 2nd the motion to adjourn 21:50 < jokeefe> all in favor? 21:50 < srevilak> aye to adjourn 21:50 < Kendra> aye 21:50 < Kendra> nite 21:50 < srevilak> will post transcript