November 15th, 2016 IRC Meeting
- 1 Review
- 2 Endorsements
- 3 Projects
- 4 Upcoming Events
- 5 Participants
- 6 Summary
- 7 Minutes
Aaron James Campaign
- 2635 votes (13%). 2014 was 1492 votes (12%)
- 11/19, 2pm, Review meeting, Diesel Cafe, Somerville
November Run for local office conference
Cambridge Anti-Surveillance Ordinance
Hearing is 11/21. Emailed text.
DIGITAL SECURITY 101 training at the Somerville Cryptoparty on 11/30
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, 1-3pm, Democracy/IT meeting, Arlington
- jokeefe (James O’Keefe, Somerville)
- Casey (Casey Dunham, Portland, ME)
- igel (William Fleurant, Arlington)
- srevilak (Steve Revilak, Arlington, MA)
Aaron James Campaign. Aaron got 13%, which is our best run yet.
Run Local workshop. We had a workshop on Saturday. Around 12 people attended. Podcast editing in the works.
Cambridge Anti-Surveillance Ordinance. Fact Sheet. Cambridge will have a hearing on the ordinance on November 21, 2016 at 6:30PM at Cambridge City Hall. Cambridge City Council Open Meeting portal. Vote to support the ordinance: 4-0 in favor.
Projects. Want to hold more "run local" workshops. Looking for collaborators to organize with.
Cryptoparty on Nov 30th at Sprout.
We should put together a step-by-step guide for organizing local Pirate Chapters.
Fundraising? Should we have a fundraising event or call people? Both! Ideally before the end of the year. Next meeting, we'll work on a plan.
21:01 < jokeefe> ahoy 21:01 < jokeefe> agenda - https://masspirates.org/wiki/November_15th,_2016_IRC_Meeting 21:01 < srevilak> hi all 21:02 < jokeefe> ids 21:02 < jokeefe> James O’Keefe, Somerville 21:02 < Casey> Casey Dunham, Portland, ME 21:02 < igel> William Fleurant, Arlington 21:03 < srevilak> Steve Revilak, Arlington, MA 21:04 < jokeefe> Review 21:04 < jokeefe> Aaron James Campaign 21:04 < jokeefe> already listed the stats 21:05 < jokeefe> Did better than last time 21:05 < jokeefe> ahoy 21:05 < Kendra> hi 21:06 < jokeefe> We are reviewing how it went and planning for 2017 in Somerville 21:06 < jokeefe> on Saturday 21:08 < jokeefe> November Run for local office conference went well 21:09 < jokeefe> I think there were 12 people in all. Does that seem right srevilak / Kendra? 21:09 < srevilak> seems right 21:10 < Bluestreak> Suggestion? More photos tweeted. 21:10 < Bluestreak> I know I wan't there. 21:10 < jokeefe> Kendra took some photos 21:10 < Bluestreak> I tweeted up the event I did go to though 21:10 < Bluestreak> Where are they? 21:11 < Bluestreak> The photos? 21:11 < jokeefe> Kendra can you share them? 21:12 < Kendra> sure 21:12 < jokeefe> The slide decks are up 21:12 < Kendra> I downloaded some, I'll send them to you Jamie 21:12 < jokeefe> Haven’t processed the videos yet 21:13 < jokeefe> Thank you, Kendra 21:13 < jokeefe> srevilak, have you had a chance to look at the audio? 21:13 < srevilak> not yet 21:13 < srevilak> hopefully this weekend 21:13 < jokeefe> thanks 21:14 < jokeefe> Endorsements - Cambridge Anti-Surveillance Ordinance 21:15 < jokeefe> posted to the activist lists 21:16 < jokeefe> lot of reporting requirements 21:18 < jokeefe> put up at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0Ps3eiAOk5mYS0xMFlOSlNVdkNfWFd5QWxHb09ySnRoLWhn/view 21:18 < papegaai> Title: ACLU Local Surveillance Technology Model City Council Bill 102616.docx - Google Drive (at drive.google.com) 21:19 < Bluestreak> lot of reporting requirements- How so? 21:19 < Kendra> jamie, I sent the three pics 21:20 < srevilak> Bluestreak: See section 2(C) of the ordinance. 21:20 < jokeefe> Surveillance Data Sharing: If a municipal entity intends to share access to surveillance technology or surveillance data with any other governmental agencies, departments, bureaus, divisions, or units, it shall detail: 21:20 < srevilak> Bluestreak: See section 2(B) of the ordinance. 21:20 < jokeefe> Thanks, Kendra 21:20 < srevilak> (and other subsections of Section 2) 21:21 < srevilak> Ahoy, MainePirates 21:21 < MainePirates> Hey Folks 21:21 < jokeefe> ahoy 21:22 < Casey> ahoy 21:22 < MainePirates> Hey Casey/James from the email thread about a Maine 21:23 < Bluestreak> AHOY! 21:23 < jokeefe> opinions on the Cambridge Anti-Surveillance Ordinance 21:24 < igel> wicked thorough 21:24 < srevilak> I'm in favor 21:24 < igel> i hope it says something about selling of data 21:25 < igel> im at sharing with any other governmental agencies, dept, divs, units etc.. 21:25 < srevilak> igel: city must have a public meeting and discussion before any such sharing can take place 21:26 < srevilak> At least that's how I read 2(A)(4) 21:26 < igel> ah sect 2 21:26 < igel> op 21:26 < igel> yup* 21:26 < igel> wicked thorough =) 21:26 < jokeefe> other opinions? 21:27 < MainePirates> im not familiar with it 21:27 < srevilak> I like the Surveillance impact report 21:27 < srevilak> MainePirates: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0Ps3eiAOk5mYS0xMFlOSlNVdkNfWFd5QWxHb09ySnRoLWhn/view 21:27 < papegaai> Title: ACLU Local Surveillance Technology Model City Council Bill 102616.docx - Google Drive (at drive.google.com) 21:27 < igel> same here 21:28 < srevilak> igel: 2(7)(10) is also work a look ("Surveillance Data Sharing") 21:30 < srevilak> I'd like to attend the City Council hearing, to see what discussion points are raised 21:31 < jokeefe> 8 (B) A court shall award costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees to the plaintiff who is the prevailing party in an action brought to enforce this Act. 21:31 < igel> this is also to do with the auto-toll system right? 21:31 < Kendra> the benefits of the surveillance to the community need to be justified by the expense 21:31 < igel> since they are taking photos/fingerprints of autos and drivers.. 21:31 < Kendra> It is a lot to digest and thorough 21:32 < Kendra> But I support it 21:32 < srevilak> igel: I believe this is only for cambridge. Highway tolls are state 21:32 < jokeefe> No municipal entity or anyone acting on behalf of a municipal entity may take or fail to take, or threaten to take or fail to take, a personnel action with respect to any employee or applicant for employment, including but not limited to discriminating with respect to compensation, terms, conditions, access to information, restrictions on due process rights, privileges of employment, or civil or criminal liability, 21:32 < igel> aah, was thinking the pike in camb. 21:32 < Bluestreak> This is why people like to trust organizations 21:32 < igel> no you're right 21:33 < Bluestreak> It's a lot to digest, but Ah, see the ACLU has signed off, and I trust them... " ... Why people look to leaders. 21:33 < jokeefe> The hearing is the 21st. 21:34 < Bluestreak> Will anyone from PP go? 21:34 < MainePirates> I like Section 2 A because it covers Homeland Security grants.....which is a huge problem for surveillance because cities and local/state agencies can receive free money for surveillance projects 21:34 < jokeefe> Planning to and turn people out 21:34 < Bluestreak> OK good. 21:35 < jokeefe> Any objections? 21:36 < Casey> none here 21:36 < igel> no obj 21:37 < Bluestreak> nope 21:38 < srevilak> Motion to move support for the cambridge bill 21:38 < srevilak> Any second? 21:38 < jokeefe> 2nd 21:38 < jokeefe> all in favor 21:38 < jokeefe> ? 21:38 < srevilak> aye 21:38 < jokeefe> aye 21:39 < Kendra> aye 21:40 < Bluestreak> aye 21:40 < jokeefe> not seeing any opposed, so motion passes 21:41 < jokeefe> Moving on to Projects 21:41 < jokeefe> Campaign Workshops - trying to find other partners, have some leads we need to check in with 21:43 < Bluestreak> I want to get one up and going at UMass or vicinity 21:43 < jokeefe> Works for me 21:43 < Bluestreak> Got a friend out there who wants to check us out at last 21:43 < jokeefe> cool 21:44 < jokeefe> Been promoting cryptoparties. May have one at e5 21:45 < jokeefe> Cryptoparty in the 30th - 101 workshop 21:45 < igel> https://masspirates.org/wiki/November_15th,_2016_IRC_Meeting 21:46 < papegaai> Title: November 15th, 2016 IRC Meeting - Mass Pirate Wiki (at masspirates.org) 21:46 < igel> so, 101 as in, digital security 101 ? 21:46 < igel> hrm i'll be in class.. 21:47 < jokeefe> yes 21:48 < jokeefe> Starting Local Chapters - working on Somerville 21:48 < jokeefe> Cambridge and Boston would also be good places to start 21:50 < igel> id like to make it out tho.. hmm 21:50 < Bluestreak> Before I got sick I had made a REDACTED Pirates Twitter and was working on opening a chpater here 21:50 < Bluestreak> I will get back on that as my health improves. 21:51 < jokeefe> thanks 21:51 < srevilak> jokeefe: we should put together a how-to for organizing local chapters 21:51 < srevilak> I'm willing to write, if you're willing to sit through my 20 questions :) 21:51 < jokeefe> Sure 21:52 < jokeefe> We can start by updating - https://masspirates.org/wiki/Organizing_Guide 21:52 < papegaai> Title: Organizing Guide - Mass Pirate Wiki (at masspirates.org) 21:52 < srevilak> Ah thx 21:53 < jokeefe> Fundraising - Something to focus on before the end of the year 21:53 < jokeefe> suggestions? 21:54 < srevilak> would we want to do a fundraising event, or just call? 21:54 < jokeefe> Both :-) 21:54 < Casey> That organizing guide would be pretty useful right now 21:55 < jokeefe> Improvements are most welcome 21:56 < jokeefe> any how, we are almost at time and we can come up with a plan next meeting 21:57 < jokeefe> motion to adjourn? 21:57 < Kendra> 2nd 21:58 < Bluestreak> I thought I emailed you some ideas, Casey ..? 21:58 < srevilak> one small bit first 21:58 < srevilak> https://masspirates.org/blog/2016/11/15/leslie-james-pickering-and-the-fbi-a-tale-of-cointelpro/ 21:58 < Casey> Oh you probably did 21:58 < jokeefe> yes? 21:58 < papegaai> Title: Leslie James Pickering and the FBI: a Tale of COINTELPRO | Massachusetts Pirate Party (at masspirates.org) 21:58 < srevilak> I attended Leslie Pickering talk over the weekend, just put up a blog post 21:58 < jokeefe> thanks! 21:58 < srevilak> It was a good talk, and I hope my summary can do it justice 21:59 < Bluestreak> Looks very interesting thanks for that 22:00 < srevilak> I'll take motion to adjourn from the table 22:00 < srevilak> aye 22:01 < jokeefe> aye 22:01 < srevilak> will post transcript 22:01 < igel> aye