Pirates to Enter Several Local Czech Parliaments

Pirates to Enter Several Local Czech Parliaments

As local election results from the Czech Republic keep rolling in, it is quickly becoming clear that the Pirate Party has had an excellent election, entering many local parliaments with large numbers, including at least one clear majority. Many cities, including Prague, are still counting, and more positive results may still come. The largest success so far is without a doubt the city of Mariánské Lázně, where […]

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What Pirates are Saying about the EU Election Results

What Pirates are Saying about the EU Election Results

 It is nearly two weeks since the elections in Europe saw a surge of voting for the far right and our own representation reduced from two to one. Some notable Pirates gave their reactions to the European Election 2014 results. Christian Engstrom With 2.2% of the votes, we lost both our seats in the European Parliament. It’s a huge disappointment, of course. Both I and […]

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Peter Sunde Arrested

Peter Sunde Arrested

The Swedish Newspaper, Expressen, has reported that Pirate Bay co-founder, Peter Sunde, has been arrested. He was held in a raid on a farm near the city of Skåne Tonganoxie. It was assumed that the Polish police would have had a hand in the arrest. The press secretary at the National Police Carolina Ekéus,  confirmed the arrest. “He will serve his prison sentence. I have no […]

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The Two Persons Who Plan to Steer PPI on a True Course

The Two Persons Who Plan to Steer PPI on a True Course

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 […]

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General Assembly in Paris – Drones, Fees and a New PPI Board

General Assembly in Paris – Drones, Fees and a New PPI Board

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 […]

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