September 16th, 2020 IRC Meeting
- 1 Review
- 2 Decisions/Endorsements
- 3 Projects
- 4 Tabled Projects
- 5 Upcoming Events
- 6 Participants
- 7 Summary
- 8 Minutes
Goals for Q3 2020:
- Organize meetups
- Revise platform
- Organize Fundraiser
- Organize candidate trainings
- 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
- Surveillance Mapping Event
- Come up with a how to instructions
- Paper - done
- iPhone - done
- Come up with how to videos
- Boston (jokeefe) - Sept 12th - done
- Worcester (Malt) - Oct 17th
- Come up with a how to instructions
- 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
- 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
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
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.
- 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
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)
- caps and sunglasses
Earn it act. Reported out of committee. Not acted on. https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/s3398.
Joe Believes patriot act went through, with a few measures stripped.
21:05 < srevilak> Agenda: https://masspirates.org/wiki/September_16th,_2020_IRC_Meeting 21:05 < srevilak> ids 21:06 < srevilak> Steve Revilak, Arlington 21:06 < Malt> Sam Capradae, worcester 21:07 < srevilak> Hi davidd - how are things? 21:07 < Joe_> Joseph Onoroski, Lowell 21:07 < davidd> im good, i invited california pirate Olivia here today 21:08 < davidd> i hope she shows up 21:08 < srevilak> ok 21:08 < davidd> she is a new volunteer for uspp 21:08 < Malt> awesome 21:08 < davidd> she was involved in the ppi twitter since 2015 21:08 < Malt> that's really cool 21:08 < srevilak> nice 21:08 < srevilak> davidd: I presume you've heard about https://www.theregister.com/2020/09/11/trump_twitter_account_recycled_password/ 21:09 < Malt> i lost my shit when i saw that 21:09 < Malt> fucking astonished no one tried that earlier 21:09 < davidd> just saw her post about the mass pirates inviting global pirates to think about a date for the piratecon 21:09 < srevilak> nice 21:09 < davidd> it were some dutch guys yes 21:09 < davidd> one of them follows my twitter 21:09 < srevilak> :) 21:09 < davidd> he follows me 21:10 < davidd> did you catch what his actual password was? 21:10 < Malt> YOU'RE FIRED 21:10 < davidd> so his catch phrase is his password 21:10 < srevilak> No. The article posted the hash, I was tempted to install John The Ripper and see what it was 21:10 < davidd> what has his catchphrase been for the last 4 years? 21:10 < Malt> to be fair he's probably changed it since then 21:10 < Malt> YOUREFIRED! 21:10 < davidd> maga! 21:10 < Malt> maybe even YOUREFIRED!69 21:11 < Malt> i saw someone on twitter claimed to have ripped the hash and found it was yourefired 21:11 < Joe> prob AshleyYOURFIRED 21:11 < Malt> lol 21:11 < srevilak> So, Video Newsletter 21:11 < srevilak> Sunday 7pm work for folks? 21:11 < Malt> yeeeeee 21:12 < srevilak> (or, proposals for other times?) 21:12 < Joe> yeah, I should be able to record. I would be recording this if I was not on my mobile 21:13 < Joe> akimsomething needs to be renewed 21:13 < Joe> for the .org 21:13 < srevilak> askimet. Anti-spam service for blog comments. 21:14 < srevilak> Check with jokeefe, he may want to do it as in-kind 21:14 < srevilak> It's worth the 12 bucks/year 21:14 < Joe> yeah, probably all of them. 21:14 < Malt> wow, that's not bad at all 21:14 < Malt> i was going to ask if it'd be smarter to just disable blog comments 21:15 < Joe> Ahoy JJ 21:15 < jj> Hello hello, apologies for joining late 21:15 < srevilak> no worries 21:15 < Joe> ^ 21:16 < srevilak> I'll put down 7pm sunday for next pirate news, and we can make last minute reschedules if needed 21:16 < srevilak> Tech/Democracy & Dogfood 21:16 < srevilak> Akismet renewal noted 21:16 < srevilak> Next tech meetup on 9/26 11a-1p 21:17 < srevilak> (No other tech stuff at the moment) 21:18 < Malt> hiya pal 21:19 < srevilak> Events 21:19 < srevilak> We have a few tutorials for OSM camera mapping. https://masspirates.org/wiki/Mapping_Surveillance 21:20 < srevilak> Malt - we're planning a mapping event in Worcester in Oct, yes? 21:20 < davidd> excuse me to interupt, but this message was just shared on the globalpirates channel: 21:20 < davidd> [T] <Tegram> 1. Help @MassPirates choose the date for their Fall Party Conference. 21:20 < davidd> (null)https://masspirates.org/blog/2020/09/13/choose-our-conference-date/ 2. A list of their current events, future 21:20 < davidd> events, and deadline dates. 21:20 < davidd> (null)https://masspirates.org/blog/2020/09/14/pirate-news-current-events-and-what-we-are-doing-about-it/ 3. Register in 21:20 < davidd> advance for their next 'Map the Watchmen' event. (null)https://masspirates.org/crew/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id 21:20 < Malt> i've been a little preoccupied but yeah 21:20 < Joe> may I add something off topic? 21:21 < srevilak> Joe -sure 21:21 < Joe> jokeefe recently acquired the credentials to the merch account. Any ideas for items you want to see would be welcome. 21:21 < Malt> masks 21:21 < Joe> this is for all us pirates, so anything you add everyone will see 21:22 < jj> definitely masks 21:22 < srevilak> Masks are a good idea 21:22 < jj> maybe sunglasses/hat too 21:22 < Malt> bandanas 21:22 < jj> seconding bandanas 21:22 < Malt> oh my god 21:23 < Malt> EYEPATCHES 21:23 < srevilak> :) 21:23 < Joe> I want to add "Fuck anyone who wants to take away your rights. I'm a Proud Pirate!" 21:23 < jj> not seconding eye patches 21:23 < Malt> branded plastic hooks? 21:23 < Malt> origami pirate ships 21:24 < Joe> please send your ideas to the SA 21:24 < Joe> Sab list. 21:25 < Joe> we planned on discussing this next week at our Sunday meeting if I recall correctly. 21:26 < srevilak> Joe: was merch account for USPP or MAPP? 21:26 < Joe> Thank you Srevilak 21:26 < Joe> uspp 21:26 < srevilak> As davidd points out 21:26 < srevilak> https://masspirates.org/blog/2020/09/13/choose-our-conference-date/ 21:27 < srevilak> Please choose dates if, like me, you have not done so 21:28 < Joe> j 21:28 < Malt> hrm 21:28 < Joe> jj, please Identify 21:29 < Joe> sorry, mobile is challenging when you have fat fingers 21:29 < jj> ? 21:30 < srevilak> Campaigns - any updates to report? 21:31 < Joe> We were expecting someone from CA to be joining us 21:31 < Malt> sent in the survey 21:31 < srevilak> thx Malt 21:32 < Joe> I am not sure if that is you or not. 21:32 < Joe> I have nothing on that srevilak. 21:33 < srevilak> Bills. 21:33 < srevilak> Anyone know status of earnit act or patriot act renewal? 21:35 < Joe> Patriot act kinda sorta went through with a few provisions stripped. 21:35 < Malt> no 21:35 < srevilak> https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/s3398 says reported out of committee, but not taken up in legislature 21:35 < srevilak> That's earn it act 21:36 < Joe> earnit act not 100% on 21:38 < Joe> looks like it's stuck at the committee level with only a 2% chance of passing. 21:38 < Malt> how are you getting percentages? 21:38 < srevilak> That's from the govtrack.us site 21:38 < Joe> aye 21:39 < srevilak> That's all I have for this week 21:39 < srevilak> Other business? 21:40 < Joe> that's all I have as well. Motion to adjourn? 21:40 < srevilak> I'll second. 21:40 < srevilak> All in favor? 21:41 < Joe> aye