May 8th, 2014 IRC Meeting

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  1. 5/9 Fundraiser Status
    1. Email reminder - Scheduled for Thu afternoon or Friday morning
    2. Logistics - pad
      1. Food
      2. Materials
      3. Music
      4. Disks


  1. May 9th. MAPP Fundraiser, 7-11pm, Democracy Center
  2. May 9-10, Security Bsides Boston, Calling for papers
  3. May 18th Together Boston Cryptoparty, General Assembly, Boston
  4. May 24th Boston Security Conference - James speaking at it
  5. May 24th, March Against Monsanto, Boston
  6. June 5th, Reset the Net
  7. September 2014 Conference - Need location & date before May 9th


  • noe (Noelani Kamelamela, Somerville, MA)
  • srevilak (Steve Revilak, Arlington, MA)
  • shep (Marc Shepard, Somerville)
  • jokeefe (James O'Keefe, Somerville)


  • ageis
  • davidd
  • zby


  • DJ bringing full sound system. shep helping with load up/load out.
  • noe and jokeefe supplying food
  • srevilak bringing registration table stuff

Meeting Minutes


[9:05pm] jokeefe: agenda at,_2014_IRC_Meeting [9:06pm] noe: ids? or should we wait for more people? [9:07pm] shep: you shall be seeing me tomorrow night [9:08pm] srevilak: Steve Revilak, Arlington, MA [9:08pm] jokeefe: yay [9:09pm] jokeefe: ids - James O'Keefe, Somerville [9:09pm] noe: Noelani Kamelamela, Somerville, MA [9:09pm] shep: Marc Shepard, Somerville [9:10pm] jokeefe: 5/9 party [9:10pm] jokeefe: Noe & I finished up fliering [9:10pm] srevilak: added "stuff to bring" section to [9:10pm] jokeefe: great, thanks srevilak [9:10pm] noe: I flyered and postered the heck out of Harvard University [9:10pm] srevilak: noe: nice [9:11pm] jokeefe: thanks noe [9:11pm] srevilak: I have web form ready to take donor information @ door. [9:11pm] jokeefe: thanks, srevilak [9:11pm] jokeefe: I'll get a email reminder out for the morning. [9:11pm] srevilak: Putting backup copy of web site on laptop, in case internet doesn't work [9:11pm] jokeefe: good idea [9:12pm] srevilak: if all else fails, will have paper too [9:12pm] jokeefe: shep, does Mr. Precision need anything? [9:12pm] shep: mr precision is bringing the full sound system if need be. [9:13pm] shep: I am meeting him after 5pm tomorrow to load up [9:13pm] jokeefe: Great. I think we will need it. [9:13pm] jokeefe: thank you [9:16pm] jokeefe: So, there was a mixup with food. Kit & Fish are bringing vege platters. I have the cake, but that seems to be all. I can do a run tomorrow afternoon. [9:16pm] jokeefe: Cheese, crackers, bread, whatelse? [9:16pm] srevilak: tortilla chips, salsa [9:17pm] srevilak: paper plates, napkins, cups [9:17pm] srevilak: plastic forks [9:17pm] srevilak: cake cutting knife [9:17pm] noe: Will you need help? I can get out of work early. [9:18pm] jokeefe: What would help, thanks, noe. [9:18pm] noe: Should I meet you at a store? [9:18pm] jokeefe: Yes, that would be good. What time? [9:19pm] jokeefe: What for beverages? [9:19pm] srevilak: large jug of water, maybe a few 2-liter bottles of soda? [9:20pm] jokeefe: powered lemonade and lemons? [9:20pm] noe: When are you free and think its reasonable to meet? [9:20pm] noe: I can be flexible since my boss is out. [9:20pm] jokeefe: 4 pm ok, or is that too early> [9:20pm] srevilak: jokeefe: powdered beverages sound like a fine idea [9:20pm] jokeefe: ? [9:21pm] jokeefe: wonderful, srevilak [9:21pm] srevilak: will bring check to pay DJ [9:22pm] jokeefe: great, thank you. might bring a check for any reimbursements [9:22pm] jokeefe: or a few, just in case. [9:23pm] noe: 4pm is fine. Where should we meet? [9:23pm] jokeefe: porter sq? [9:25pm] jokeefe: lets figure it out tomorrow [9:25pm] srevilak: FYI - Kendra is joining us tomorrow evening [9:26pm] jokeefe: temporally or virtually? [9:26pm] noe: ok, email me [9:26pm] noe: Hooray! [9:26pm] srevilak: jokeefe: physically [9:27pm] jokeefe: great! you should tell Bluelustreak [9:27pm] srevilak: she's on train heading through springfield. Am picking her up later this evening [9:27pm] jokeefe: will be thrilled [9:28pm] srevilak: anything else we need to bring? cashbox? [9:28pm] jokeefe: I'll bring that [9:28pm] srevilak: jokeefe: thx [9:29pm] jokeefe: disks to give out? [9:30pm] srevilak: asked Zak about DRM-free iso's. He didn't know of any [9:30pm] jokeefe: ok, we do what we can do. [9:30pm] srevilak: at some point in the evening, I'll spend a few minutes giving kudos to Day against DRM [9:31pm] jokeefe: Anything else on the party? wouldn't want to delay your kudos [9:31pm] srevilak: jokeefe: I meant kudos tomorrow evening [9:32pm] srevilak: either before or after candidate panel. [9:32pm] jokeefe: ah [9:32pm] jokeefe: I think we covered things for the party. anything we are missing? [9:33pm] srevilak: I'm planning to pick up some "hello my name is" stickers [9:33pm] jokeefe: ok, thank you [9:33pm] srevilak: along with green , yellow, red dot stickers (meaning okay to photograph, ask me, don't take my picture) [9:33pm] jokeefe: like it [9:34pm] noe: jokeefe: we should probably spam people with 'help us with groceries'! loading/unloading spam [9:34pm] srevilak: quick question: max cash donation is $50, yes? [9:34pm] jokeefe: yes. will you send to villepirates? [9:34pm] jokeefe: yes [9:35pm] jokeefe: srevilak [9:36pm] srevilak: and non-us citizens get in free (since we can't accept contributions from them) [9:36pm] jokeefe: guess so, we aren't a SuperPAC (™) after all [9:37pm] jokeefe: or we could take their donation and then donate it to a non-profit [9:37pm] jokeefe: I like that way [9:37pm] jokeefe: treat it as an anonymous contribution [9:38pm] noe: jokeefe: let me know details and I'll hitup villepirates [9:38pm] • srevilak will be double-checking MGL ch 55 [9:38pm] jokeefe: noe: [9:39pm] jokeefe: thanks, srevilak [9:39pm] jokeefe: anything else? [9:41pm] srevilak: I think we've covered all the bases [9:41pm] jokeefe: ok, motion to adjourn? [9:42pm] srevilak: aye on motion to adjourn [9:42pm] noe: 2nd [9:42pm] jokeefe: all in favor? [9:42pm] shep: aye [9:43pm] jokeefe: aye [9:43pm] jokeefe: any opposed? [9:44pm] srevilak: nay [9:44pm] jokeefe: ;-) [9:44pm] jokeefe: motion passes. see you all tomorrow. thanks!