Everything you want to know about Pirate Party Iceland

Everything you want to know about Pirate Party Iceland

Pirate Times has followed the progress of Pirate Party Iceland (PPIS) since the foundation of the party. Over the years we have written extensively about PPIS. This article will list links to our coverage of PPIS together with information straight from PPIS and some of the international news stories from the past few days. With these links you can spend a few hours reading up […]

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Czech Pirates Gain 5 more Representatives in Regional Election

Czech Pirates Gain 5 more Representatives in Regional Election

On 7-8th October there were regional elections in the Czech Republic. The Pirate Party Czech Republic (PPCZ) achieved a successful election in several regions and added five pirate representatives to regional governments. Despite the success PPCZ expressed a concern for a decreasing election participation. “Even though we were expecting slightly better results in the regional elections, it could have been way worse […] We thank […]

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Pirate Times turns 4 years!

Pirate Times turns 4 years!

Four years ago, on 13 August 2012, we published our first article. Since then we have published many more whilst remaining focused on our main objective with Pirate Times: More international awareness between different pirate parties. Spreading news internationally and sharing best practices regardless of borders. Statistics To date we have had 42 authors (+many guest authors) that have published 737 articles (with an additional […]

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Interview with the Leader of Pirate Party Finland

Interview with the Leader of Pirate Party Finland

On June 11th Pirate Party Finland (PPFI) elected a new board. After a tie between the incumbent leader (Tapani Karvinen) and the new challenger (Jonna Purojärvi) another vote was made. This time the new challenger managed to take the position to lead the party forward. Pirate Times reached out to Jonna Purojärvi with some questions. Pirate Times: Tell us a bit about yourself – your […]

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Blockchain Technology for Real Estate Transactions in Sweden

Blockchain Technology for Real Estate Transactions in Sweden

Blockchain technology (as used by Bitcoin) is a future technology that is likely to become a key infrastructure in an increasingly digital world. The possibilities of using Blockchain technology for real estate transactions has been jointly investigated by the Swedish Land Registry, ChromaWay (a blockchain company), Telia (telecommunication services) and Kairos Future (a consulting firm). They explain that the objective is “to shorten lead times, increase […]

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Lista de aplicaciones para un partido político moderno

Lista de aplicaciones para un partido político moderno

El Instituto para la Democracia y la Asistencia Electoral (IDEA, en inglés) acaba de publicar una lista de herramientas de tecnología de la información y comunicación (TIC). El portal de los Partidos Digitales se puso en marcha para ayudar a los partidos políticos a evolucionar su infraestructura y ser más eficaces en su trabajo democrático. Contiene una lista de grandes herramientas TIC que son utilizadas […]

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A List of ICT Tools for a Modern Political Party

A List of ICT Tools for a Modern Political Party

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance IDEA just published a list of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools. The Digital Parties portal was launched to help political parties evolve their infrastructure and become more effective in their democratic work. It contains a large list of ICT tools that are used by political parties around the world. You can search applications by keyword, by political function […]

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Summary of Pirate Party Sweden’s Political Program

Summary of Pirate Party Sweden’s Political Program

Pirate Party Sweden took a decision at their general assembly to remove their 561 political standpoints and only keep the core political program (link in Swedish). The remaining politics consists of three sections: 1) Modern information technology allows for amazing opportunities 2) Strong forces want to impede progress 3) The Pirate Party’s mission and principles Each of these sections has 3-5 subsections with several paragraphs of descriptive text. Thus […]

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Talsinki Pirates – PPEE and PPFI to Extend Collaboration

Talsinki Pirates – PPEE and PPFI to Extend Collaboration

Tallin and Helsinki form a “twin city” with plans to build a tunnel under the Finnish Gulf under the codename ‘Talsinki’. The Pirates of the Finnish Gulf and Estonian Pirates have started collaborating on joint projects to foster extended collaboration between PPFI and PPEE under the name ‘Talsinki Pirates’. They have scheduled their second encounter to happen in Tallin on 19-21st of May where they will meet for a series […]

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PPSE Removes More Than 500 Political Standpoints

PPSE Removes More Than 500 Political Standpoints

Pirate Party Sweden (PPSE) just finished their general assembly (GA) meeting, which took place online over the past few weeks. PPSE elected their first democratically chosen leader together with a vice-leader and a party-secretary. The GA also took a large decision to remove 561 specific political standpoints and retain only their political core program. The new party leadership will step into their roles after almost […]

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