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Robin Hood Case – the Latest Legal Arguments from Both Sides

November 15th, 2015 - 4:41pm by FTL_Ian in

Wanted Robin HoodThe lawsuit brought originally in 2013 by the “City of Keene” vs several Robin Hooders (people who feed expired meters to save folks from parking tickets) continues onward, with both sides having filed legal memorandums with the Cheshire superior court after a second round of “evidentiary hearings” .

First up, heroic pro-bono free speech attorney Jon Meyer filed this...

Portsmouth Mayor Livid Over Activists Using the System

November 14th, 2015 - 7:30am by FTL_Ian in

Portsmouth Mayor Robert Lister

Portsmouth Mayor Robert Lister, Courtesy Seacoast Online

Civil disobedience UBER driver Christopher David and the Free Uber supporters will be rallying and speaking to the Portsmouth city council this Monday at their regular meeting. They want the regulations on people giving others rides removed, but the outgoing mayor is not having it.

The Portsmouth mayor, Robert Lister, is mad that people are trying to use the system to change the system – a typical...

Bitcoin Discussion on Manchester Morning Talk Radio with WFEA’s Jared Goodell

November 14th, 2015 - 2:22am by FTL_Ian in

This Summer, Keene native Jared Goodell launched a morning show on Manchester talker WFEA 1370 AM & 99.9 FM . Friday morning I was honored to have my first chance to appear as a guest on his program . Jared wanted to discuss the decentralized future of money and had some good questions about Bitcoin . The interview turned out to be a good short intro discussion for people new to Bitcoin. Feel free to share, as always:

Rand Paul Interviews Christopher David, Civil Disobedience UBER Driver

November 14th, 2015 - 1:30am by FTL_Ian in

He may not be a true libertarian, but Rand Paul scored some points for this video where he interviews and openly supports Christopher David’s UBER civil disobedience , for which Chris is now facing a felony charge . Here’s what Rand posted along with the video:

I met with Christopher David, an Uber driver arrested for trying to make a living. Listen to our interview and stay tuned for the Facebook live stream coming up! Christopher is driving me to my rally in Portsmouth, NH.

Posted by Rand Paul on Friday, November 13, 2015

Video of the Cop Block Panel @ Keenevention 2015

November 13th, 2015 - 10:32pm by FTL_Ian in

JP Freeman of Keene Cop Block headed up this year’s Cop Block Panel at Keenevention . Panelists took audience questions and discussed various aspects and experiences of Cop Blocking in New Hampshire and included Steven Daves of Keene Cop Block, Jessica Phillips of Keene Cop Block, plus Ann Leverette and Rob Mathias of the Rebel Love Show .

Big thanks to our 2015 video sponsor – Roberts & Roberts Brokerage – when you’re serious about precious metals – they take bitcoin!

Stay tuned to the Keenevention blog for more videos and other media from the event. You can also follow the new Keenevention Twitter and Keenevention’s...

URGENT: Public Hearing TONIGHT on Parking Rate/Fine/Hours Increase Proposal

November 12th, 2015 - 12:35pm by FTL_Ian in

Parking Meter FailThe city of Keene has (again) quietly stuck their proposed parking rate and fine AND hours-of-enforcement increases into tonight’s FOP committee agenda. It’s item #8 here.

This may be our last chance to stop this proposed increase – as you may recall, at previous hearings petitions with hundreds of signatures of people downtown, including dozens of...

NH Bloggers Weigh in on Seacoast UBER Civil Disobedience

November 10th, 2015 - 1:07pm by FTL_Ian in

FSP Early Mover Christopher David Makes the Headline Story in Portsmouth Paper

FSP Early Mover Christopher David Makes the Headline Story in Portsmouth Paper

This weekend, the Portsmouth Herald ran the news of Free State Project early mover Christopher David’s arrest as their above-the-fold feature story, Boston’s FOX 25 ran a piece , and now New Hampshire’s bloggers are weighing in with some solid opinions on Portsmouth’s hottest topic...

VIDEO: UBER Driver Turns Self In, Released from Police Custody on Felony “Wiretapping” Charge

November 9th, 2015 - 3:31pm by FTL_Ian in

JP Freeman and Jessica Phillips of Keene Cop Block traveled to Portsmouth this morning to accompany Christopher David as he turned himself in on a felony wiretapping charge . Free Keene broke the story of Chris’ civil disobedience of illegally driving people around Portsmouth as a driver with UBER. He was targeted by police for recording audio of a bouncer at a bar (who it appears is a cab driver by day) threatening Chris. Now, he’s facing years in prison.

JP recorded a brief interview...

Keene’s Bitcoin Vending Machine Celebrates One Year of Operation!

November 9th, 2015 - 11:32am by FTL_Ian in

Keene Bitcoin Vending Machine

Keene’s Bitcoin Vending Machine

On November 5th, 2014, the Shire Free Church launched Shire Bitcoin Vending when we placed our first Bitcoin Vending Machine at 101 Deals thrift store in Keene at 661 Marlboro St.

In April of 2015, the Keene machine was upgraded to the Lamassu brand Bitcoin Vending Machine. Lamassu is based...