The Pirate Times is “Under the Weather”

The Pirate Times is “Under the Weather”

You may have noted that the Pirate Times is not posting as regularly as usual recently. This is due to a combination of illness and injury to some of our key team members. We will endeavour to resume normal service as soon as we can. We are looking for some writers to fill the gap and if you are interested in providing an article or two […]

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Pirate Times turns 4 years!

Pirate Times turns 4 years!

Four years ago, on 13 August 2012, we published our first article. Since then we have published many more whilst remaining focused on our main objective with Pirate Times: More international awareness between different pirate parties. Spreading news internationally and sharing best practices regardless of borders. Statistics To date we have had 42 authors (+many guest authors) that have published 737 articles (with an additional […]

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Flattr and Bitcoin support for March 2016

Flattr and Bitcoin support for March 2016

Our support on Flattr has decreased to almost nothing. We received support from 8 persons who mostly gave recurring flattr clicks. Thanks for your continued support! On Bitcoin we received one donation on April 7th for 1.42 Bitcoins (539 Euro), THANKS. In March 2016 we had 8 things flattred by 8 unique users. In total we were flattred 13 times and received 3.18 Euro in support for our work. Flattr is a microdonation service […]

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Pirate Times Introduces Paywall to Fund Further Reporting

Pirate Times Introduces Paywall to Fund Further Reporting

Edit: April Fool’s. We’d never want to restrict access to information in such a way, completely contrary to pirate principles.  What are online readers willing to pay for digital content? Pirate Times has been publishing articles for free since August 2012. During this time we published 687 articles, where we made some of these more accessible (43 Spanish, 26 French and 11 Greek translations). We […]

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Flattr and Bitcoin Support for Oct, Nov, Dec (2015) and Jan, Feb 2016

Flattr and Bitcoin Support for Oct, Nov, Dec (2015) and Jan, Feb 2016

Our support on Flattr is steady and has happened mostly through recurring flattrs over the past few months. Our activity over these past months has been low and with less content we receive less support.  Thanks a lot to the ones that keep us going money-wise, it makes a huge difference. In total over the past five months we received 41.52 Euro on Flattr. On bitcoin […]

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Flattr and Bitcoin Appreciation During August and September 2015 (28.33E)

Flattr and Bitcoin Appreciation During August and September 2015 (28.33E)

Our support through Flattr is steady altough with only a few supporters. Most of the support comes from people subscribing to donate to our profile on Flattr every month. Thanks a lot to the ones that keep us going money-wise, it makes a huge difference. This month 20E were paid for hosting fees to cover the next few months. In total we received 17.31 Euro […]

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Pirate Times turns 3!

Pirate Times turns 3!

Three years ago, on 13 August 2012, we published our first article. Looking back over this time we have achieved a lot, but we still have a long way to go. Our initial goals when we started Pirate Times are still our core focus: More international awareness between different pirate parties. Spreading news internationally and sharing best practices regardless of borders. Statistics To date we […]

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Flattr and Bitcoin Appreciation During May, June and July 2015 (50.89E)

Flattr and Bitcoin Appreciation During May, June and July 2015 (50.89E)

Our transparency and activity has been low over the summer. Thus this article will show our donations for the past three months. Our support comes from only a few people, thanks a lot for your continued support! In total we received 26.78 Euro over the past months on Flattr. The largest flattr donation comes from someone supporting our transparency report a year ago, donating 5 […]

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Flattr Appreciation During April 2015 (4.41E)

Flattr Appreciation During April 2015 (4.41E)

Our Flattr income is still fluctuating on a worrying level. In the past month we have payed 20 Euros to top up our web hotel and 10.70 Euros for our domain name extension. On average we have a minimum of ~4 Euros in expense each month (web server + domain name) and with only 4.41 Euro from our Flattr we will have to find alternatives […]

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Pirate Times: Your Independent Pirate News Source

Pirate Times: Your Independent Pirate News Source

In the last half year the international Pirate Movement has been undergoing a fundamental search for direction. There is a lack of consensus as to how the movement should be steered and in which direction.  There needs to be a reasoned debate and the Pirate Times has a job to do in reporting what is happening to the Pirates of the world. However, we have […]

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