The following article was written collaboratively by board members of PPI, several of whom are also part of the Pirate Times team. While PPI and Pirate Times are distinct organizations they maintain a working collaborative relationship to support Pirate Parties around the world. The first General Assembly In 2010, during April 16th-18th, Pirate Parties International (PPI) held its first General Assembly in Brussels. Pirate Parties […]
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 […]
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 […]
At the start of each year the Pirate Times team discusses the plans and goals we have for the coming twelve months. Here are our goals for 2015: 100.000 visitors to our website 3.500 followers on both Facebook/twitter (+50% follower increase) Launch an API to help disseminate Pirate Party Information New Website design Attend the PPI conference in Warsaw, Poland Attend at least 5 non-pirate […]
This past year has been an eventful one, both for the Pirate movement and for Pirate Times. A significant moment in pirate history was when PPEU was formed. Later that year PPI had their general assembly in Paris and arranged their first conference outside of the normal GA’s, to mix academia and Pirates, which they called ThinkTwice. PPI also arranged ThinkTwice 2 during the fall in […]
Today, 1 January, is the birthday of the Pirate movement and at the same time we celebrate the Public Domain Day.
2013: The year in review (Continued) JULY Internet and Social Media as Tools of Freedom ”Internet and Social Media as Tools of Freedom” was organized by MEPs Pawel Zalewski (EPP) and Amelia Andersdotter (Greens/EFA). The aim of the conference was to discuss the role of the Internet and social media in revolutions for building civil societies. Luxembourgish government fell apart, re-elections in October ..the […]
The year 2013 in review (Part 1) 2013 was a very good year for the pirate movement. During the past year the Pirate Movement experienced many historic events. The first three national Pirate MPs were elected (in the parliament of Iceland), the first two Pirates councilors (in the city district of Samobor in Croatia), the first rate Pirate unionist (in the Board of Representatives for the Greek Teachers Federation in Greece). The efforts […]