Tag digital rights

Today: Tell the FBI “No Backdoor in Our Phones”

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Reposted from the Massachusetts Pirate Party blog. Today we are joining with Fight for the Future and other groups to protest a judge's order to Apple to build a software "backdoor" to help them hack into the encrypted iPhone of Syed Farook, one of the San Bernardino shooters. We will meet at 5:3... Read more

The State of the Pirate Union 2015

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A few short weeks ago, I was elected to Chair the US Pirate Party, by the State Advisory Board. So now, I’ll hopefully give us a plan to work forward from here, and leave us, at the end of the year, better, stronger and more productive than before. In my candidacy, I made a few promises I want... Read more

Dotcom to Sell Out Digital Rights in the US

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The announcement of launching a US arm to ‘the Internet Party’ (by Mega founder Kim Dotcom) seems, on its face, quite good news. A rich, media-savvy person who understands technology getting into the US political scene to stir things up and fight for digital rights, and freedoms; sounds great, rig... Read more

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Free USPP Book: No Safe Harbor

Free USPP Book: No Safe Harbor

IRC Meetings

The US Pirate Party holds monthly planning meeting over IRC, with dates announced a week in advance.

To participate in the meetings:

  • Go to
  • Fill out the web form with the Nickname of your choice and enter #uspp in the Channel box next to it, then click the Connect button
  • Start typing and reading

You can also connect via your IRC client at one of the servers listed at

It is also recommended that you register your nick.