In their latest press release, the Pirate Party of Russia reported one of their members, Pavel Paramonov, missing after being arrested. Pavel tried to cross the Ukrainian border in the far east of the Ukraine on 31 May 2014. Since then he has not been heard from. While attempting to cross the Ukrainian border Pavel was traveling on his own business and not in the […]
On the weekend of the 28-29 June 2014 the German Pirate Party held their second general assembly in 2014. It was a extraordinary general assembly which became necessary after three members of the previous board stepped down three months earlier. Therefore, the acting board of the German Pirate Party had to organize a extraordinary general assembly as soon as possible, so that a new board […]
When some German pirates first started to bring up the idea of a ticket less public transport they were laughed on by politicians from other parties. What those other politicians didn’t knew at that time was that something like this isn’t so unrealistic. In Tallinn it’s nearly real by now.
Quand quelques pirates allemands ont évoqué l’idée de transports publics gratuits, les politiciens des autres partis se sont moqués. Mais ce que ces politiciens ignoraient à cette époque c’est que ce projet n’était pas irréalisable. À Tallinn, ce projet est presque réel maintenant. Après un temps, cette idée a fini dans le programme du Parti Pirate Allemand, ce dernier pensant les transports en commun gratuit […]
During the General Assembly of Pirate Parties International (PPI), held in Paris April 2014, the delegates elected a new board. The two persons elected as co-chairpersons were Maša Čorak (from Croatia) and Koen De Voegt (from Belgium). Many of the delegates have big hopes for these two and they were even called a dream-team by some. Here is a short interview to let you know […]
The General Assembly of the Pirate Party International (PPI) took place on 13 April 2014 in Paris. During this event a few great ideas came up, a new board was elected and a membership fee has been implemented. There were 22 PPI members present at the GA from the beginning of the conference, some of them remotely through “drones” (appointed persons at the GA staying […]
The next General Assembly of the International Pirate Party will take place in Paris on the 12-13 April 2014. Also taking place at the same time, is an Open Space conference under the topic: Emerging Issues for the Global Society. Acoording to the PPI statues a General Assembly is the organisation’s highest organ and can therefore make desicions concerning new members and the board as […]
The European Parliament accepted the Digital Agenda that was originally promoted by Vice President Neelie Kroes. This Digital Agenda includes net neutrality within the European Union and puts an end to roaming charges for mobile services in other European countries by the end of 2015. In the original proposal, net neutrality was not as clearly defined as it currently is. The original proposal had a […]