September 5th, 2018 IRC Meeting

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Freedom Rally

  • Table status
  • MeshNet site plan - in progress
  • Other things to do: Day Against DRM, Survey, Map CCTV cameras

Day Against DRM

  • Working with FSF to set up a planning call next week

Party Conference

Set for 9/29

  • Site walk through
  • Setup pirate pad
  • Setup Registration (jokeefe)
  • Setup page (jokeefe)
  • Write announcement blog post (jokeefe)
  • Email volunteers - Announcement written. Sending email Wed.
  • Write weekly blog post reminders (jokeefe)

Video Newsletter


  • Donate Your Vote campaign (jokeefe)
  • S.2823 - A bill to modernize copyright law, and for other purposes - posted. jokeefe will create petition
  • Free Reality Winner - Approved. jokeefe will write a statement
  • US S.1241 - Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2017 - Approved our opposition to S.1241. Need statement (Joe)
  • MA Bill H.3641: An Act relative to electronic tolling - Approved our opposition to it. Past position is to remove the tolls on the Pike since it has long been paid for. Bill did not get out of committee (jokeefe)

Computer Donations

Other To Dos

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.


  • install a Matrix server (jokeefe)
  • email Loomio invite to supporters (jokeefe)
  • set up torrents for PirateCon videos (creynolds)
  • post remaining audio for PirateCon talks (srevilak)

Upcoming Events


  • jokeefe: James O’Keefe, Somerville
  • Joe: Joseph Onoroski, Lowell


  • ChanServ
  • hvxgr, Tom Rodman / Milwaukee




[9:04pm] jokeefe: Agenda:,_2018_IRC_Meeting
[9:04pm] jokeefe: ids
[9:04pm] Pirate_Joe: It's going to be 1350 to do the freedom rally
[9:04pm] jokeefe: James O’Keefe, Somerville
[9:04pm] Pirate_Joe: Joseph Onoroski, Lowell
[9:04pm] hvxgr: Tom Rodman / Milwaukee WI ( Observing )
[9:04pm] jokeefe: 1350?
[9:05pm] Pirate_Joe: Yeah
[9:05pm] Pirate_Joe: It could be due to the fact that it is so close to the date off
[9:06pm] Pirate_Joe: Of*
[9:06pm] jokeefe: oh right
[9:07pm] jokeefe: maybe. Their site posts $500 for the advocacy tent, which is more than last year
[9:07pm] jokeefe: Anything to add?
[9:07pm] hvxgr: As a party, how do you manage passwords, and shared passwords for non-human accounts? 
[9:08pm] Pirate_Joe: Only that.
[9:09pm] jokeefe: password manager and try to use services that have a master account and allow others to be admins (wordpress/civicrm/tweetdeck)
[9:09pm] jokeefe: Skipping to Projects then
[9:09pm] jokeefe: Freedom Rally
[9:09pm] jokeefe: Thanks for the update on the table price Pirate_Joe
[9:10pm] jokeefe: will go by this weekend and find a good location to setup a table.
[9:10pm] jokeefe: guessing between park street and the bandstand
[9:11pm] Pirate_Joe: No worries. Unless I misheard him but I co formed the total and he said yes.
[9:11pm] Pirate_Joe: Confirmed
[9:12pm] jokeefe: expect a MeshNet site plan this weekend.
[9:13pm] jokeefe: Talked with MassCANN
[9:13pm] Pirate_Joe: Did they give you a different total?!?!?!
[9:13pm] jokeefe: no this is about the mesh net
[9:14pm] jokeefe: MassMesh needs to submit a proposal
[9:14pm] jokeefe: Expect that this week
[9:15pm] jokeefe: Got some good ideas for the Day Against DRM from the FSF
[9:17pm] Pirate_Joe: Nice
[9:18pm] jokeefe: Working out the final details about Day Against DRM events
[9:18pm] Pirate_Joe left the chat room. (Quit:
[9:19pm] Pirate_Joe joined the chat room.
[9:19pm] jokeefe: welcome back
[9:19pm] jokeefe: Party Conference
[9:20pm] Pirate_Joe: Yes, I have the money for that now
[9:20pm] Pirate_Joe: It will be in the account tomorrow
[9:20pm] Pirate_Joe: Where do I sent the check?
[9:21pm] jokeefe: Great. I’ll email you the details of where to send the check and for how much.
[9:21pm] jokeefe: Thank you
[9:21pm] Pirate_Joe: Please use signal
[9:21pm] jokeefe: Will do
[9:21pm] Pirate_Joe: Ty
[9:22pm] jokeefe: Started to reach out to volunteers. Will finish up this week
[9:26pm] jokeefe: Do you have time to txt/call some of them with follow ups?

Connectivity issue

[9:35pm] jokeefe: ahoy
[9:35pm] Pirate_45286: We
[9:35pm] Pirate_45286: Welcome back
[9:36pm] jokeefe: Thanks.
[9:36pm] jokeefe: I last said:
[9:36pm] jokeefe: Started to reach out to volunteers. Will finish up this week
[9:36pm] jokeefe: Do you have time to txt/call some of them with follow ups?
[9:36pm] Pirate_45286: Some but not a lot
[9:37pm] jokeefe: Will send you some people
[9:37pm] Pirate_45286: Ok
[9:37pm] Pirate_45286: What positions do we have available for this council?
[9:38pm] jokeefe: All of them are elected at once
[9:39pm] Pirate_45286: I remember but not when the next vote
[9:39pm] jokeefe: We haven’t set it
[9:40pm] jokeefe: The last on-line election went well. Suggest we do that, but have nominations at the conference
[9:41pm] Pirate_45286: Sounds good.
[9:43pm] Pirate_45286: That is all I have atm
[9:43pm] jokeefe: me too
[9:43pm] jokeefe: shall we adjourn?
[9:43pm] Pirate_45286: I will keep you updated about the money
[9:43pm] Pirate_45286: I second d
[9:44pm] Pirate_45286: Doing this on my phone is tricky
[9:44pm] jokeefe: Thanks.
[9:44pm] jokeefe: Yes, that has been my experience as well
[9:44pm] jokeefe: Will send you the site details
[9:44pm] Pirate_45286: Good night sir
[9:44pm] Pirate_45286: Ok, ty