Pirate Party of Poland Registered as a Political Party

Pirate Party of Poland Registered as a Political Party

On Monday 18 February 2013 The Polish Pirate Party announced that is has gained official registration as a political party

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EU Intends to Privatise the “Basis of all Life”

EU Intends to Privatise the “Basis of all Life”

As with all raw materials is water is also not indefinitely available. If water becomes a commodity in the conventional sense, it means: increasing demand will decrease the quantity available and prices will rise.

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International Privacy Day 23rd February 2013

International Privacy Day 23rd February 2013

Next weekend, Saturday 23 February 2013, citizens are being called to action in the defence of privacy.

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Creative Commons – Sharing is Caring

Creative Commons – Sharing is Caring

The Pirate Times takes care to ensure that all media that is sourced from outside our own group have a (CC) Creative Commons license. In the same spirit all our work is published under the licenses attribution and share alike. Unfortunately and embarrassingly many Pirates and even Pirate Parties post content to the web or in print with “all rights reserved”.

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How To: Distribute Leaflets in Letterboxes

How To: Distribute Leaflets in Letterboxes

Distributing leaflets to letterboxes is an effective and cost effective way to get the Pirate message out there. We give you a few ideas how to maximise the effectiveness of this campaign activity.

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Iceland’s Pirate Party Leader Plans Risky Trip to USA

Iceland’s Pirate Party Leader Plans Risky Trip to USA

Pirate Party Iceland’s Birgitta Jónsdóttir will travel to the USA early in April 2013, at great risk to her own liberty, to bring attention to the fact that whistle blower Bradley Manning has been held for over 1000 days without charge. The Icelandic government and her own lawyers have strongly advised her not to go

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Pirate Parties Help Victims of Megaupload Seizure

Pirate Parties Help Victims of Megaupload Seizure

Kim Dotcom has been in the headlines ever since New Zealand police raided his mansion at the behest of the FBI on 20 January 2013. Millions of users who had innocently stored files, to which there were no copyright or intellectual property infringements, on the Megaupload servers lost all access to their data. Pirates are not the sort of people stand on one side. The Pirate Party of Catalonia have taken matters in hand and with the support of many national Pirate Parties and Pirate Parties International

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Using Video in the Pirate Cause

Using Video in the Pirate Cause

It is becoming increasingly clear that one of the most effective ways to get the Pirate message across is by video. Pirat.cat Z was the most watched video of any in the recent elections in Catalonia. This was produced by talented Pirates for very little outlay.

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Mumble – The English Speaking Salon

Mumble – The English Speaking Salon

If there is one thing that facilitates communication between international Pirates it is the English language. Love it or hate it most collaborative activities are conducted in English. Pirate Parties International has create a special room in Mumble for English speakers from all over the world to me and interact.

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Pirates ran in 2013 Israeli Elections

Pirates ran in 2013 Israeli Elections

The Pirates in Israel did not reach the hoped for 2% hurdle that would bring them a place in the 120 seat Knesset but with, at the time of writing, 2,408 votes and so 0.07% of the votes they have a respectable result for a party of about 300 members.

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