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Events.  Camera mapping tutorials.  https://masspirates.org/wiki/Mapping_Surveillance
Events.  Camera mapping tutorials.  https://masspirates.org/wiki/Mapping_Surveillance
Merch ideas (brainstorm)
* masks
* bandannas
* caps and sunglasses
* eyepatches
== Minutes ==
== Minutes ==

Revision as of 20:24, 16 September 2020




Goals for Q3 2020:

  • Organize meetups
  • Revise platform
  • Organize Fundraiser
  • Organize candidate trainings

Video Newsletter/Podcast

Leader: Joseph

  • Next pirate news recording scheduled for Sunday, 7pm unless changed

Democracy and Dogfood (Tech)

Work continues on streaming options.

Next one set for for 9/26, 11am-1pm

Regional Meetings/Events

Leader: jokeefe

  • Surveillance Mapping Event
    • Come up with a how to instructions
      • Paper - done
      • iPhone - done
      • Android
    • Come up with how to videos
    • Boston (jokeefe) - Sept 12th - done
    • Worcester (Malt) - Oct 17th
  • Party Conference
    • Working on streaming options
    • Posted date survey. due 9/25
  • Nov. Anarchist Book Fair
  • 2021 Boston Pride Festival
    • table booked
    • setup signup sheet
    • Announce
    • Need to purchase insurance
    • Need volunteer sign up form
    • Tie to an activity, mapping the CCTV cameras in Boston or along the Pride parade route?


  • Free the Moderna Vaccine
    • Planning meeting upcoming. Contact jokeefe for details if you want to attend.
    • Planning new event
  • Yes on 1
    • Post on our support for it
    • Who could reach out to campaign to ask how we can help?
  • Yes on 2
    • Post reminder of our support for it
    • jokeefe reached out to campaign on helping. Will followup.
    • Yard signs available.



  • EARN IT Act
  • PATRIOT Act renewal


  • Legislature extended session
  • Push to get Right to Repair bill to a vote.
  • Some of facial recognition moratorium is in the police reform bill

Computer donations

Platform Discussion

Moved to 2020 Platform Discussion

Other To Do

  • Application to PPI
  • Post statement on Archive.org Suit
  • Post statement on our support for Question 1: open access to vehicle telematics systems.
  • Post statement on our opposition to S.4051 - Lawful Access to Encrypted Data Act.
  • Post statement on retaining section 230 protections. Docket RM-11862. Per TechDirt, 9/17 is the last date for submissions for the 2nd round. - done

Tabled Projects

National Party

FOSS Tutorials

Worcester farm group is interested in having some FOSS tutorials. Perhaps:

  • how to do basic labels in GIMP,
  • work through a few sample spreadsheets related to seed cost and
  • similarly applicable real-world situations, depending on the needs of the group

Basically how to do graph design & product management with open source tools. Malt will put together a one paragraph description of what we need and we can mail it out to ask pirates to help.

Upcoming Events

  • Every Tuesday, 7-9pm, Mass MeshNet Tech Meeting, on-line
  • 9/26, 11am-1pm, Democracy and Dogfood (Tech) Meeting, on-line
  • 10/17, Worcester Surveillance Mapping Outing
  • Fall, Party Conference


  • Malt
  • Joe
  • srevilak


  • davidd
  • ChanServ
  • hvxgr
  • Deffy
  • mikey


Video Newsletter. 7pm Sunday.

Tech. Akismet service will need renewal soon. Next tech meeting on 9/26.

Events. Camera mapping tutorials. https://masspirates.org/wiki/Mapping_Surveillance

Merch ideas (brainstorm)

  • masks
  • bandannas
  • caps and sunglasses
  • eyepatches