1.500 European Local Authorities Declared TTIP Free Zones

1.500 European Local Authorities Declared TTIP Free Zones

Negotiators working on the TTIP want the job to be done quickly, before Obama’s end of presidency in USA. However, a very significant movement of local authorities are rising all around Europe against this treaty between EU-US. More than 1500 regions, municipalities, local governments and councils in European countries have already passed motions declaring themselves as TTIP/CETA/TiSA-free zones! Many of the representatives of these authorities (together with activists, NGOs […]

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Harper Reed — CTO for Obama’s Presidential Campaign 2012

Harper Reed — CTO for Obama’s Presidential Campaign 2012

The Chief Technical Officer for Obama’s presidential campaign in 2012 is an early innovator and made use of crowdsourcing before it was even a concept. His energy and enthusiasm was appreciated by the audience at the Internet Days — even though he was talking a lot about how the Obama campaign made use of “private information” in an integrity-defying manner. This is a short summary of the keynote […]

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13% of Swedes Could Consider Voting Pirate in EU Elections

13% of Swedes Could Consider Voting Pirate in EU Elections

In a new poll about attitudes towards the Swedish Pirate Party, 13 % could consider voting for the party during the EU elections next year. In the same poll, 9 out of 10 Swedes report being against mass surveillance. With 13% of votes the results are almost double the percentage of votes the Swedish Pirates received in the 2009 elections, in which they entered the […]

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