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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Pirate Times Introduces Paywall to Fund Further Reporting

Pirate Times Introduces Paywall to Fund Further Reporting

Edit: April Fool’s. We’d never want to restrict access to information in such a way, completely contrary to pirate principles.  What are online readers willing to pay for digital content? Pirate Times has been publishing articles for free since August 2012. During this time we published 687 articles, where we made some of these more accessible (43 Spanish, 26 French and 11 Greek translations). We […]

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Flattr Appreciation During Mar 2015 (7.41E)

Flattr Appreciation During Mar 2015 (7.41E)

Our flattr income is back to normal levels again after being below sustainable levels last month. Many thanks to the eight persons that have supported us during March. We’re planning sending one or two reporters to some events in the near future. Last month we also had a bitcoin donation on March 6th for 0.00938381 BTC = 1.93 Euros. Thanks anonymous benefactor! Flattr is a microdonation service that […]

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Pirate Party of Finland May End Up In Court For Collecting Too Many Bitcoins

Pirate Party of Finland May End Up In Court For Collecting Too Many Bitcoins

To fund their election campaign Pirate Party Finland (PPFI) is accepting bitcoins.  Finnish law states that you are allowed to collect up to 1,500 Euros annually in anonymous donations. Since there is no precedent on bitcoin donations and it’s not recognized as a currency in Finland, the police have informed the party that “they have little idea on how bitcoin donations should be handled”. The press […]

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The Pirate Times is now Accepting Bitcoin Donations

The Pirate Times is now Accepting Bitcoin Donations

Up until now the only way you have been able to contribute monetarily to the work of the Pirate Times is to use Flattr. We are thankful to those who have helped us to defray our basic running costs from our Flattr income. This year we have set goals that are ambitious and we want to be in the position to help pay for research costs […]

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How a Swarm of Pirates Can Redefine Politics According to Rick Falkvinge

How a Swarm of Pirates Can Redefine Politics According to Rick Falkvinge

In his coming book “Swarmwise: The tactical manual to changing the world “, published serially on his website before its release in July (when it will become available to download from The Pirate Bay), Rick describes his experience of managing a swarm of people with the least possible bureaucracy and how they managed to attract, like bees, more than 225,000 voters to secure two Pirates in the European Parliament, Amelia Andersdotter and Christian Engstrom.

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Crypto Currency: A Funding Method for PPGR

Crypto Currency: A Funding Method for PPGR

Do you leave your computer on at nights or is it on only when you’re using it? Whatever your answer is, you can digitally dig like a pirate and find a real treasure! Actually not only you but your friends or a team that you are involved or even a party can get funding by mining for “Litecoin” digital currency.

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