A Reasonable Ruling: DRM Circumvention May Be Ok

A Reasonable Ruling: DRM Circumvention May Be Ok

The European Union Court of Justice has ruled against Nintendo recently, denying a ban on products which may be used to circumvent DRM measures.

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Call for Action: Support PPUA

Call for Action: Support PPUA

Edit: 16/2/14 The deadline has been extended so keep sending videos to the new e-mail added below! The Vice President of the Polish Pirate Party, Zbigniew Łukasiak, recently held an interview with members of the Pirate Party of Ukraine (PPUA). Among other things he wanted to know how other Pirate Parties could support PPUA. Their answer was prompt and straightforward: “We all need to feel […]

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The Belarusian Pirates’ First Journey in 2013

The Belarusian Pirates’ First Journey in 2013

The Pirate Party in Belarus (PPBY) is about a year old. This makes it possible to observe some developments and priorities in “the country of blue lakes and potato beetles” which is located in the geographical center of Europe. The international coordinator of PPBY, Michael Volchek, gives some insight into their party. 2013 Waves At the end of 2012 pirates in Belarus launched the website, pirates.by, […]

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Hard Times for Istanbul’s big man

Hard Times for Istanbul’s big man

‘You arrive on Friday afternoon? Good luck.’ Damn right: Friday afternoon, Istanbul traffic-jams make Rome look like Switzerland. It takes me two bloody hours on a stinky bus to get from the airport to the city center. As the bus approaches Taksim Square, I get a good look at the modern, flashy, new center of Turkey’s largest city: Dubai-style skyscrapers, more than a hundred floors […]

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Freedom Not Fear Walk – A Personal Experience

Freedom Not Fear Walk – A Personal Experience

Freedom not Fear. Svoboda místo strachu. Freiheit statt angst. Слобода уместо страха. La liberté pas la peur. In all languages, in many countries, throughout the whole of Europe, a popular event was held in order to point out the importance of freedom in current digitized world.

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