We were all so cheerful when two years ago the European Parliament rejected ACTA. But the lobby machine never rests, the big corporations will use every opportunity to slip the same provisions into any international treaty that our governments sign. And they will add new stuff if possible, such as Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS). There are abundant examples of how it works – from […]
Well, we can’t speak in-depth about information coverage in Poland, but here we see a pro-authority point of view in almost all of our popular mass-media. Our main national TV channel was showing concerts and TV-shows during clashes with police in the streets.
Entrevista a los piratas de Ucrania sobre a las protestas de enero de 2014 Pirate Times: Desde aquí (en Polonia) hay bastante cobertura en los medios sobre las protestas en Ucrania. ¿Qué información crees que no está llegando? ¿Qué te gustaría que todo el mundo supiera? Partido Pirata de Ucrania: No te puedo responder sobre la cobertura en Polonia, pero en casi todos nuestros medios […]
The tragedy of September 11th, 2001 was used by the western governments as a pretext to rob us of our freedoms. To fight the terrorists the secret services of the USA and other countries were granted permission to further invade our privacy on a massive scale. Special laws were passed and special interpretations of these laws were made to let the spies to intercept all […]
From August 30 to September 1, Pirates from the three neighbouring countries Germany, Czech Republic and Poland met in Dresden for the first PP³ conference. As a real and productive surprise, Pirates from Austria and France also made the long trip to join the meeting. The meeting included a video conference with a Czech pirates board member, Mikuláš Ferjenčík; the manager of the election campaign […]
On 18 May 2013 the new Polish Pirate Party had its first General Assembly. The party was founded last year after the previous one was dissolved by a court order in 2009, the new party was created by many of the people involved in the first one and it is considered a second incarnation of the same party.
On Monday 18 of March 2013 the Polish Pirate Party (PP-PL) started accepting membership requests
The Violentacrez affair made it all too visible how much horrible and filthy content there is freely available over the internet. There is no question that we need to protect our children from exposure to that trash, but does that mean that we should accept just about any means to stop it?
“From each according to his ability, to each according to his need” is one of the most well known Marxist slogans and it is also how Free and Open Source Software (FLOSS) is being used and produced. Is FLOSS communist? In FLOSS you choose what you want to do and you do it your own way and you don’t need to ask anyone to let you […]