The European Pirates are looking for a logo for their international organization. Proposals need to be submitted before the 31st of December to email@example.com
The Spanish Pirate Confederation has been was born. Last week, representatives from five different Pirate Parties in Spain (Andalusia, Extremadura, Galicia, Madrid, Catalonia and La Rioja) signed up to the official statutes of the new political grouping
In Russia “anti-piracy” laws are being introduced on 1 August 2013. These laws are direct attack on internet freedom, according to the Russian Pirate Party and they are organizing a series of actions together with allied activists with four main tactics.
The recent protests in Turkey started on 28 May 2013. The protests were sparked by the brutal eviction of a sit-in at Istanbul’s Taksim Gezi Park protesting at plans for the park’s demolition and replacement with a shopping mall. Korsan Partisi Hareketi (The Pirate Party of Turkey) was involved from the first days and we asked Şevket Uyanık a few questions about the situation there;
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.
During the recent General Assembly of the national German Pirate Party in Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz in April 2013 the Pirate Times met Maru Tom and Chiaki Atsumi (Minci) from the Pirate Movement in Japan. With the technical help of our German language sister publication the Flaschenpost and especially Holger Burbach we are able to bring you an audio interview with them.
On Saturday 11 May 2013 the German Pirates got down to the business of formulating policies that will help them gain electoral success in September.
On Friday 10 May 2013 the German Bundesparteitag (Federal General Assembly) Started punctually at 13:37 with a speech from Bruno Kramm
On Saturday 27 April 2013 Pirate history was made and three members of a national Pirate Party were elected to be representatives in their national parliament. Iceland is the first country to have Pirates having a say in the running of their country.