Pirate Party Norway has 5000 Signatures, Parliament Next Step

Pirate Party Norway has 5000 Signatures, Parliament Next Step

On Sunday 16 December 2012 the Pirate Party of Norway managed to reach the 5000 signatures, the amount required to form a political party in Norway. Their next goal is to enter the Norwegian Parliament during the 2013 elections.

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Flattr Appreciation During November Euro 17.94

Flattr Appreciation During November Euro 17.94

In November we had 40 things flattred by 18 unique users. In total we were flattred 92 times this month and received Euro 17.94 in support for our work. Compared to last month the flattr donations were fewer but it is still a substantial sum, that will help us expand our work for Pirate Times.

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The Pirate Movement on Facebook and Twitter – November 2012

The Pirate Movement on Facebook and Twitter – November 2012

During the month of November the Pirate movement grew with 63.957 followers on Facebook and 12.364 followers on twitter. This brings the total amount of people following a pirate party on Facebook or twitter to 661.852 people.

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Flattr Appreciation During October Euro 29.81

Flattr Appreciation During October Euro 29.81

In the spirit of transparency here is our income report for September. We were flattred 125 times by 19 people and received €29.81 in support for our work. We are still working on stabilizing the writing for Pirate Times but will hopefully expand the work a bit in a month or two.

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The Pirate Movement on Facebook and Twitter – October 2012

The Pirate Movement on Facebook and Twitter – October 2012

During the past 1.5 months the pirate movement has grown with 38 833 followers on Facebook and 5 847 followers on Twitter. This brings the total amount of people following a pirate party on Facebook or twitter to 587 852 people.

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Belgian Pirate Party Election Results, 14 votes short

Belgian Pirate Party Election Results, 14 votes short

The Belgians are pleased with the result from the elections. They got between 0.5% and 5.16% of the votes in the regional elections. In the region of ‘Ottignies-Louvain-le-Neuve’ they were 14 votes short of gaining a seat in the city council.

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Czech Pirate Party Election Results

Czech Pirate Party Election Results

The Czech Pirate Party had a successful regional election with an average of 2.19% in the different regions. The first part of the senator elections also took place where one Pirate candidate advanced to the second round. With a total vote count of 57 000 for PPCZ they did not manage to get elected in the regional elections but it is a good sign for the future. Compared to the last election they managed to increase their votes with 275%. In the different regions they scored between 1.41% and 3.03%.

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Flattr Appreciation During September Euro 20.49

Flattr Appreciation During September Euro 20.49

In the spirit of transparency here is our income report for September. We were flattred 98 times by 15 people and received €20.49 in support for our work. We have received enough to cover our running costs and the donations will go to future projects for helping the international pirate movement.

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PPI blocked from becoming observer members of WIPO

PPI blocked from becoming observer members of WIPO

In its General Assembly meeting of October, 3, 2012, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has chosen to wait until 2013 to take a decision on the observer membership application of the PPI. Torn between the recent evidences of the Pirate Parties influence in several national elections and the objections of several of its member states, the UN agency chose to take no side and wait for a future ruling about political parties applications.

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The Pirate Movement on Facebook and Twitter – September 2012

The Pirate Movement on Facebook and Twitter – September 2012

The pirate movement has grown with 7 138 followers on Facebook and 5 315 followers on Twitter. The aggregated amount of new followers is 12 453 during the last month. To see the statistics from last month you can look here, these figures are from September 18th (1 month and 3 days after the last report). Last month there was an error in the calculation of […]

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