Barret Brown Released from Federal Prison

According to the following article, US Journalist Barrett Brown has been released from Federal Prison:

Barrett Brown was sentenced to over five years in prison and nearly $900,000 in fines and restitution for his role in the hacking group Anonymous.

Pirate Party in Iceland

Iceland’s anti-establishment Pirate Party have been invited to form government and have been handed a mandate to begin instituting some of their progressive policies.


How I Chose Privacy and Freedom for my Personal Education and Why

The article below was written after I took Harvard's online copyright course ( I passed the final test and participated in the Bulletin Board and mailing lists, but ultimately failed the course because the class requires all students to install and run freedom-denying, privacy-disrespecting Adobe Connect in order to pass the course, and I refused to do this. Originally, I was asked to write this article for another blog, but it was never published in that blog. It is published here on LibreBoston for the first time.

Do Not Use TurboTax

Here is a little encouragement for tax season for those who would rather not support TurboTax's (Intuit) monopoly any further.

Using LibreCalc to do my Taxes.

Project Liberate Smartphone

Curious about how to port free software onto your phone? Read on to hear about our adventure in installing CyanogenMod onto a spare smartphone to get one step closer to taking back control over our everyday computing.