¡Un pirata surcando los mares!

¡Un pirata surcando los mares!

La tripulación de la expedición Kon-Tiki II navegan con balsas desde Perú hasta la Isla de Pascua, ¡ida y vuelta! Esta aventura ya fue realizada también con dos balsas por el biólogo y explorador noruego Thor Heyerdahl en 1947. Los aventureros de la presente edición han partido de Lima (capital de Perú) rumbo a Rapa Nui (Isla de Pascua, Chile), copiando “las balsas usadas en […]

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A Pirate Sailing the Seas!

A Pirate Sailing the Seas!

The Kon-Tiki II expedition have started to sail their rafts from Peru to Rapa Nui (Easter Island) – and back! This adventure was first made in two rafts by the Norwegian biologist and explorer Thor Heyerdahl in 1947. The adventure started from Lima (Capital city of Peru) to Rapa Nui (Chile). Now the Kon-Tiki II crew have “copied the rafts from pre-historic and early history based on archeological […]

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Pirate Party Norway Increases Slightly in Elections

Pirate Party Norway Increases Slightly in Elections

Norway just had their regional and local elections. This was the second election that Pirate Party of Norway (PPNO) participated in. Two years ago they achieved 0.3% of the votes in their national elections. This time, in regional and local elections they achieved the same result (0.3%). In total they received 7.165 votes despite not managing to participate in all regions this year. PPNO had […]

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PPNO Achieves 4.1% in School Elections

PPNO Achieves 4.1% in School Elections

The school elections, before the real upcoming local and regional elections in Norway, have taken place. Pirate Party of Norway received a total of 5.492 votes which would result in 4.1% across the country and 29 Seats in county parliaments. Compared to 2013 they didn’t manage to participate in all counties this year but where they do partake they increased their percentage of the vote […]

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Pirate Party Norway Goes Around Censorship

Pirate Party Norway Goes Around Censorship

The Norwegian Pirates are against censorship. Recently the Norwegian court ordered that Norwegian ISPs have to block seven file-sharing sites within two weeks. The sites that will be censored are The Pirate Bay, Extratorrent, Viooz, Primewire, Swefilmer, DreamfilmHD and Movie4k. This is something the Norwegian Pirates reacted harshly to and called “creeping censorship”. When the government started with “creeping censorship” the Norwegian Pirates decided to act […]

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El Partido Pirata de Noruega evita la censura

El Partido Pirata de Noruega evita la censura

Los Piratas noruegos están en contra de la censura. Recientemente, el tribunal noruego ordenó a los proveedores de Internet que operan en dicho país, bloquear 7 sitios para compartir archivos, y deben hacerlo dentro de las dos próximas semanas. Los sitios que serán censurados son The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, Viooz, guía PrimeWire, Swefilmer, DreamfilmHD y Movie4k. Los Piratas noruegos reaccionaron con dureza llamando a estos […]

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Norway Blocks The Pirate Bay and Other Sites

Norway Blocks The Pirate Bay and Other Sites

Despite a ruling last year, by a Dutch court, that declared blocking The Pirate Bay to be ineffective, Norway decided to block The Pirate Bay yesterday. This ruling comes with less than two weeks before local elections in Norway. In a court decision yesterday the Norwegian Court decided to block seven file-sharing sites. The sites that will be blocked in Norway are The Pirate Bay, Extratorrent, Viooz, Primewire, Swefilmer, DreamfilmHD […]

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Pirate Activist Receives a Flogging in Trafalgar Square

Pirate Activist Receives a Flogging in Trafalgar Square

For the first time since 1830, a man has been flogged in Trafalgar Square. Ray Johansen from Pirate Party Norway received 50 lashes in the center of London. The beating was carried out as a solidarity action for the sentence Raif Badawi received in Saudi Arabia.  In 2012 Raif Badawi was arrested for charges of insulting Islam and later also accused of apostasy. In 2014 Saudi […]

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The First PPEU Council Meeting: Moving Right Along

The First PPEU Council Meeting: Moving Right Along

This past weekend the PPEU meeting took place in Brussels. This was the first ordinary Council Meeting (General Assembly) of the organization and the main topic was the election of the new board. The founding conference for the European Pirates happened in March last year, where the first chair of the Pirate Party Europe was elected. One of the first agenda items for the Council […]

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General Assembly of PPNO: A Professionalization of the Party

General Assembly of PPNO: A Professionalization of the Party

The 1-2 February 2014 was the General Assembly of Pirate Party Norway (PPNO). They made use of a few different digital tools to run their general assembly. The entire meeting was live-streamed on youtube (day 1 and day 2 enabling people to follow the meeting without being present in Kristiansand. The protocol for the meeting was kept in a pad which enabled people to follow […]

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