Patrick Breyer, the German Pirate Party’s spokesman for data protection, said that the US has made some promises regarding surveillance, but this does not exclude a continued ‘take it all’- collection of private data and any promises will not be enforceable in court.
Earlier this week it was revealed that the Czech Pirate Party is being prosecuted for running a pirate TV show site. The party faces 200,000 euros in damages and could even be dissolved as a legal entity, but according to the chief of...Show More Summary
Tightening refugee rules in Germany is not enough to solve the current migration crisis, as a comprehensive European approach is needed, Martin Eitzenberger, chairman of the German Pirate Party in Baden-Württemberg state, told Sputnik on Friday.
A party founded by Internet activists is topping opinion polls in Iceland. The Pirate Party, founded in 2012, has won 63 parliamentary seats, making it the most popular political group in the country.
After deliberately provoking authorities with the launch of several pirate sites, the Czech Pirate Party have welcomed the news that they're finally being prosecuted by the police. "Our goal is to change the copyright monopoly law so...Show More Summary
For those utilizing VPNs, proxies and unblocking tools to access geo-restricted content on Netflix, the party may soon be over. According to an announcement by the company's Vice President of Content Delivery Architecture, people using...Show More Summary
They both know how to have a good time, and last night (January 10) Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry certainly enjoyed each other’s company at a Golden Globes after party. The English “Pirates of the Caribbean” hunk turned on the charm as...Show More Summary
The Nasher Museum presents an exhibition of photographs by Paul and Damon McCarthy in the Incubator, as part of The New Galleries. Full Exposure: Paul and Damon McCarthy?s Pirate Party is co-organized by students in the fall 2015 graduate...Show More Summary
Sean Rodriguez reunites with his former team, the Pittsburgh Pirates, after both parties agreed on a new deal.
The RIAA has settled its lawsuit with the operators of Florida-based music player Aurous for $3 million. The software, branded a Popcorn Time for music, allowed users to stream pirated music from third party services. Aurous was sued days after it was first released and had to shut down soon after. Show More Summary
After deliberating for almost a month the Stockholm District Court has decided that copyright holders can not force a Swedish ISP to block the The Pirate Bay. The Court found that Bredbandsbolaget's operations do not amount to participation in the copyright infringement offenses carried out by some of its 'pirate' subscribers. Show More Summary
PolitiFact “fact-checks” Ted Cruz and finds his claim that the Democrat party is shrinking is “mostly false.” It’s “mostly false” the way the Dread Pirate Roberts was “mostly dead” in that scene from the Princess Bride that Cruz recently recreated to the amusement of journalists in the room. I’d take apart the PolitiFact piece, but […]
Back in January of this year, we wrote about a remarkable report proposing a number of major changes to EU copyright law. Part of an extremely long-drawn out process that aims to update the current 2001 copyright directive, the document was written by the sole Pirate Party MEP in the European Parliament, Julia Reda. Show More Summary
I have four children. That means that by the time the youngest is 16, I will have hosted over 60 birthday parties. We've hosted princess parties, pirate parties, spy parties, and disco parties. One of my girls even had a jungle party - complete with a leopard print cake. Show More Summary
Polls show the internet freedom party has surged ahead.
The Pirate Party in Iceland continues to gain support, causing a revolution in the local political arena. According to the latest poll the party now has over a third of all votes in the country, beating the current Government coalition. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Pirate party! Who doesn't want to go to a pirate party??? There seems no better way to end this horror-in-the-sea month on GHT than to have a post about how to plot and plan a dream pirate-themed party! Be sure to look for "links" to finding items online. Show More Summary
About a month ago, Microsoft's Boris Schneider-Johne explained that -- along with everything else Windows 10 was bringing to the party (privacy invasion, blocking of pirated software) -- it would also be bricking certain paid-for software. Show More Summary
The Austrian Pirate Party is running a rather unusual advertising campaign on one of the largest Internet porn sites. Using an image of the Minister of the Interior the Pirates warn unsuspecting visitors that they might soon be being watched, a reference to a new mass surveillance proposal in Austria. Show More Summary