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 Russian Ministry of Justice had refused to register PPRU again. Because “using in the name the word “pirate” that allegedly does not conform to the party’s goals and objectives “. The Russian Pirates see this decision as being politically motivated and a delaying tactic as the legal justification is riddled with errors and inconsistencies.
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?