The week before the general assembly, on the 23 – 24 March 2013, a deep impact shaped the contrasts of the life of the Belgian Pirates. It was revealed, during the week that the co-founder of the Belgian Pirate Party, co-founder of Pirate Parties International as well as a very popular friend of Pirates worldwide, Jurgen Rateau, lost his life far too early at the age of 42. Too young to die.
. Sašo Miklič, coordinator for implementation of direct democracy in Pirate Party of Slovenia (PP-SI), explains the basics of (electronic) direct democracy for Slovenia.
A new service has been launched in Sweden, covering any fines served in filesharing lawsuits against the user. For a €25 annual fee, the user is protected in any coming lawsuit for copyright infringment.
The Pirate Times continues to introduce you to Pirate Parties around the world. Today we look at the Pirate Party of New Zealand or Aotearoa. We asked the President a few questions about the party and himself.
A regular review of some things that happened in the previous week and a preview of some events coming in the week ahead.
The Pirate Times brings you a new feature to help understand how the Movement is developing on a global scale. It is a table of policies and which national Pirate Parties take a stand on them.
In March we had 23 things flattred by 15 unique users.
Democracy is being “re-imagined” and there are several organizations outside of parliaments trying to open up this information for the people.
With only 17 days left until their elections the Pirate Party of Iceland has reached 7.8% in their latest polling by MMR.
During the month of March the Pirate movement grew by 5,746 followers on Facebook and 4,242 followers on twitter. This brings the total amount of people following a Pirate Party on Facebook or Twitter to 700,744 people.