PPIS Ranked Third But Won The Elections In Effect

PPIS Ranked Third But Won The Elections In Effect

Although Pirate Party of Iceland (PPIS) finally ranked third in the number of votes, it gained much more publicity than any other party. PPIS has a possibility to be part of the next government, it can be considered the largest winner of these elections. After the recent failure of Berlin Pirates in September (they lost 15 seats in the parliament of Berlin) the tripling of the […]

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Partido Pirata de Islandia: tercero pero gran vencedor

Partido Pirata de Islandia: tercero pero gran vencedor

Aunque el Partido Pirata de Islandia (PPIS) finalmente ocupó el tercer lugar en número de votos, ganó mucha más publicidad que cualquier otro partido. PPIS tiene la posibilidad de ser parte del próximo gobierno y se lo puede considerar el mayor ganador de estas elecciones. Tras el reciente fracaso de los Piratas de Berlín en septiembre (perdió 15 escaños en el Parlamento de Berlín), la […]

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Talsinki Pirates – PPEE and PPFI to Extend Collaboration

Talsinki Pirates – PPEE and PPFI to Extend Collaboration

Tallin and Helsinki form a “twin city” with plans to build a tunnel under the Finnish Gulf under the codename ‘Talsinki’. The Pirates of the Finnish Gulf and Estonian Pirates have started collaborating on joint projects to foster extended collaboration between PPFI and PPEE under the name ‘Talsinki Pirates’. They have scheduled their second encounter to happen in Tallin on 19-21st of May where they will meet for a series […]

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Re-elections looming close as Iceland hits a political scandal

Re-elections looming close as Iceland hits a political scandal

The recent release of the #Panamapapers has already resulted in startling revelations spanning the globe. The “leak” reveals that several people, previously beyond suspicion (as well as those already subject to blacklisting and criminals), set up off-shore companies within more than 20 tax heavens worldwide. The Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca, helped individuals set up off-shore companies and bank accounts in these tax heavens. Political […]

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Julia Reda premiada por los eurodiputados en la categoría Agenda Digital

Julia Reda premiada por los eurodiputados en la categoría Agenda Digital

El premio anual de la Revista del Europarlamento se llevó a cabo el 16 de marzo de 2016 pasado. Este evento está diseñado para agradecer a los colegas por su trabajo; está patrocinado por el sector empresarial y reparte premios en 20 categorías diferentes, en la mayoría de ellas tienen un patrocinador específico (por ejemplo, en la categoría Deportes el patrocinador fue Coca-Cola). Funcionamiento de los premios: Cualquier […]

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Julia Reda Wins the Digital Agenda Category at the MEP Awards

Julia Reda Wins the Digital Agenda Category at the MEP Awards

The Parliament Magazine’s annual MEP (Members of European Parliament) Awards took place 16 March 2016. Briefly described it is an event designed to show appreciation for fellow MEPs. The event is sponsored by the business sector and hands out awards in 20 different categories where most of them have a dedicated sponsor (e.g. the Sport category was sponsored by Coca-Cola). How the MEP Awards work: […]

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Report from the Internet Ungovernance Conference Brazil 2015

Report from the Internet Ungovernance Conference Brazil 2015

 Gabriela Coleman, Julia Reda, Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Theo Oliveira, Adriano Belisario, Danny O’brien and Pirates of the Seven Seas passed through the Internet disgovernance Forum, parallel to the IGF, held in João Pessoa. The IUF began on 9 Monday 2015 and ended on Friday, 13 November. Day One The event took place at the auditorium of Centro de Ciências Humanas, Letras e Artes (CCHLA) – UFPB […]

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Re-decentralizing and reclaiming the internet #netcom15

Re-decentralizing and reclaiming the internet #netcom15

On 1 October 2015, the European Green Group, The Commons Network and the Heinrich Böll Foundation arranged a conference about re-decentralizing and reclaiming the internet for all. The conference was called ‘Internet as a Commons: Public Space in the Digital Age’. The first panel debate was about ‘the big picture’. It featured Renata Avila, Aral Balkan, Jennifer Baker and Nicole Dewandre in the panel. They […]

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The T-Shirt Every Pirate Should Have

The T-Shirt Every Pirate Should Have

The Pirate movement has not been a beacon for fashionistas even though some of us have been seen sporting the most fetching Pirate costumes. However there is now a T-shirt available signed by the prominent Pirates who will be speaking at the Internet Ungovernance Conference being held in Brazil.  AMELIA ANDERSDOTTER  Swedish activist, member of the European Parliament from 2011-2014 for Piratpartiet.     BIRGITTA […]

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Internet as a Commons: Public Space in the Digital Age

Internet as a Commons: Public Space in the Digital Age

Today, 1 October 2015, the European Green Group, The Commons Network and the Heinrich Böll Foundation will arrange a conference about re-decentralizing and reclaiming the internet for all. The conference goes under the name ‘Internet as a Commons: Public Space in the Digital Age’. For those unable to participate in Brussels it will also be live-streamed 15-18.30 (GMT+1). INTRODUCTION The Internet as a whole has become […]

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