How Slovenian Pirates Gathered 1000 Signatures for EU election

How Slovenian Pirates Gathered 1000 Signatures for EU election

In Slovenia, every candidate list wanting to participate in the EU election has to gather 1,000 signatures of support from voters. The main problem is that there is no possibility to sign and verify a form electronically. Therefore all parties have to collect signatures on the street, and all voters have to verify their signature at administrative offices. That is why all signature collectors stand in […]

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Polish Pirates Hold Primaries for EU Elections

Polish Pirates Hold Primaries for EU Elections

The Polish Pirate Party has decided to go to the elections for European Parliament (EP). The base for the Polish Pirates’ programme will be the Common European Elections Programme (CEEP), that is being adopted by most European Pirate parties. The pirate candidate in the Warsaw district, Zbigniew Łukasiak, pointed out that he thinks Polish Pirates should put some emphasis on the Freedom of Information acts, ways to […]

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Slovenian Pirates Help Construct Computers to Counter Digital Poverty

Slovenian Pirates Help Construct Computers to Counter Digital Poverty

But in the age of digital communication, the lack of a connection to internet or even computer can lead to digital poverty which can lead to lack of above mentioned things that are essential for survival, and to social exclusion.

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Les Pirates slovènes aident à construire des ordinateurs pour contrer la pauvreté numérique

Les Pirates slovènes aident à construire des ordinateurs pour contrer la pauvreté numérique

Habituellement nous associons au mot pauvreté le manque de nourriture, d’eau, de vêtements ou de logement. Mais à l’ère de la communication numérique, l’absence de connection internet ou d’ordinateur peut mener à la pauvreté numérique. Être pauvre numériquement peut également amener à manquer de choses essentielles, mentionnées précédement, et peut conduire à l’exclusion sociale. Les Pirates slovènes sont conscients de ce problème et c’est pour […]

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Los piratas eslovenos ayudan a construir computadoras para contrarrestar la pobreza digital

Los piratas eslovenos ayudan a construir computadoras para contrarrestar la pobreza digital

Normalmente vinculamos la palabra pobreza con la falta de alimentos, agua, ropa y vivienda. Pero en la era de la comunicación digital, la falta de una conexión a Internet o incluso una computadora, puede llevar a la pobreza digital. Estar en situación de pobreza digital también puede conducir a una falta de las cosas antes mencionadas, que son esenciales para la supervivencia, y también pueden […]

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Hungary on the way towards Orwell’s 1984?

Hungary on the way towards Orwell’s 1984?

During the past few months the world has been focused on NSA snooping as well as the drama that surrounded Edward Snowden. This has caused some things, smaller in scope but equally vital for the privacy of people, to pass with little or no notice. One of them are recent amendments to the Hungarian national security law. Regarding these law changes there was almost no […]

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