The General Assembly 2016 of Pirate Parties International

The General Assembly 2016 of Pirate Parties International

Since January I was busy on several levels in organizing the general assembly together with some Pirates: Jessica Zinn from Berlin (Germany), Jelena Jovanovic from Belgrade (Serbia) and former Chairman of PPI, Andrew Reitemeyer from Pongaroa (New Zealand). We were appointed from the board as the general assembly committee. I did the supervision of the preparations, setting up the event website and gathering information about […]

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A Wind of Change at the PPI GA in Warsaw

A Wind of Change at the PPI GA in Warsaw

The General Assembly for PPI took place 4-5 July 2015  in Warsaw, Poland. The organization of the GA already had some problems  before it started. First announced to be in Warsaw, then changed to Lodz and finally back to Warsaw again. The meeting was chaired by Jens Stomber (PPDE) with assistance from Alex Kohler (PPDE), tabulator was Mikuláš Peksa (PPCZ) and minute keeper Gregory Engels (PPDE) […]

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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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Landmark Decison by the European Court: Data Retention Directive Invalid

Landmark Decison by the European Court: Data Retention Directive Invalid

On 8 April 2014 Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that Directive 2006/24/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006 on data retention was invalid.

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Julia Reda Tops German List to European Parliament

Julia Reda Tops German List to European Parliament

The German Pirate Party determined their list of twelve names to the European elections during this Sunday, January 5th 2014. The top names on the list are Julia Reda, Fotios Amanatides and Anke Domscheit-Berg. The top name, Julia Reda from Frankfurt, is a familiar name in both German and European Pirate politics. Julia has previously chaired Young Pirates Germany from 2010 to 2012 and is currently, […]

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