#Fixcopyright – panel discussions on the future of copyright in the European Parliament

#Fixcopyright – panel discussions on the future of copyright in the European Parliament

 The review of the EU’s copyright directive is in full swing. 20 April 2015 Julia Reda, MEP and the Parliament’s rapporteur on said directive, and Josef Weidenholzer, MEP (S&D), held two panel discussions on the forefront of these developments inside the European Parliament. The event was held as a way of replying to the criticism hurled against her draft report by other Members of the European Parliament as well […]

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Pilot project for International Pirate Partnerships Announced

Pilot project for International Pirate Partnerships Announced

the Pirates of St. Vith, in Belgium and the Pirates of Düsseldorf are starting the first “grenzenlos Piraten-Partnerschaft” (border-less pirate partnership). The concept of partnerships, also called twinning, between two local Pirate groups in different geographical locations.

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Pirate Party of Lower Saxony Fighting to make it into State Parliament

Pirate Party of Lower Saxony Fighting to make it into State Parliament

Saturday is the last day of campaigning for the Lower Saxon Pirates before the state parliament (Landtag) elections on Sunday 20.01.2013 . The Pirate Party of Lower Saxony (Piratenpartei Niedersachsen) is accompanying its controversial posters with a lot of street campaigning.

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Controversial poster campaign of the Lower Saxon Pirates

Controversial poster campaign of the Lower Saxon Pirates

At a press conference today at 11:00 CET the Pirate Party Lower Saxony [1] released their election program, their election video spot as well as their poster campaign to the participants of the press conference. It was held at Kulturzentrum Faust e.V., and had about 60 guests in attendance, among them a lot of press representatives.

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Dutch Election Today! First National Seat For the Pirates?

Dutch Election Today! First National Seat For the Pirates?

In one hour we should know the preliminary results from the Dutch elections and how Piratenpartij (PPNL) did. For live coverage you can take a look at one of the two following people covering it Justus Römeth and Andrew Norton. Some selected excerpts from the reporting by Justus Römeth (part of Pirate Times reporters) can be seen below.

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PPEU Conference Barcelona

PPEU Conference Barcelona

On this weekend there will be an international pirate conference in Barcelona. Apart from the final discussion and drafting of statutes for founding of a European Pirate Party there is also a panel planned on broader, more general topics. Pirate Times was able to ask Muriel Rovira Esteva, international coordinator from the Catalonian Pirate Party, a few questions. Pirate Times: Muriel, thank you for your […]

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Overview over the PP NDS convention

Overview over the PP NDS convention

After the successes the German pirates had in the state elections in Berlin, Saarland, Schleswig-Holstein and North-Rhine-Westfalia, it has become a bit quieter, resulting in them dropping back to 6% in recent election polls. A lot hinges therefore on the Pirate Party of Lower Saxony, which will ring in the 2013 election year on January 20th. Later in 2013 we will have elections in Bavaria […]

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