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Pirate Bay Founder Appeals Domain Seizure Decision

The court order to transfer ownership of two Pirate Bay-related domains to the Swedish state will not be a straightforward process. Site co-founder Fredrik Neij, a party in the two-year long case, has just announced he will appeal the ruling. Show More Summary

Disillusionment Fuels Pirate Party Popularity in Europe

The latest poll in Iceland shows the Pirate Party has confirmed its position as country's biggest political party, driven - as in Germany - by a widespread disillusionment with mainstream politics.

Johnny Depp Resurfaces; "Hard Partying" to Blame for Disappearance, Source Says

Yesterday, we reported that Johnny Depp had gone missing from the set of Pirates of the Caribbean 5.  Some sources claimed that he was hiding out in NYC, attempting to repair his troubled marriage. Others reported that Depp's drinking...Show More Summary

Push To Grant Snowden Citizenship Continues In Iceland

The changing fortunes of one country's Pirate Party may mean new citizenship for Edward Snowden.

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[image: China Radio International, via NY Times] Just when you think things could not get more surreal—with Republicans staging "teabagging" parties across the nation and pirates once again ruling the high seas—you come across a news story like this. Dolphins? Saving a Chinese freighter from pirates?

Police Should Focus on Data Privacy, Integrity Leaks - Swedish Pirate Party

This week, a story in Swedish media uncovered a "spy code" in an add-on to Google Chrome that had reportedly intercepted over a million Internet users' profile data and search patterns.

Peter Sunde: The ‘Pirate Movement’ is Dead

Ever since someone had the idea of starting a “pirate party," there've been discussions about the necessity for such a party. In the trail of that discussion, there’s always been the one about whether the “pirate movement” is alive or not. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and anonymous VPN services.

A Member of Sweden’s Pirate Party Tricked High-Ranking Officials Into Using His Insecure Wi-Fi Network

This post originally appeared in Business Insider. An activist in Sweden has managed to fool top politicians, military officers, and journalists with a clever Wi-Fi trick in protest of government surveillance, Ars Technica reports. Gustav...Show More Summary

Open Letter To Key EU Copyright Working Group Calls For 'Balanced Representation Of Views'

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Back in January, we wrote about the report from the Pirate Party MEP Julia Reda, which made a number of bold but sensible proposals for reforming the EU's 2001 copyright directive. Not surprisingly, the lobbyists have been hard at work,...Show More Summary

The Pirate Party is now the most popular political party in Iceland

The Pirate party is now the most popular political party in Iceland, TorrentFreak reports. Over the past several years, the Pirate Party has grown rapidly in the Nordic country. Based on a platform of radical copyright reform and social liberalism, the party now has the support of 23.9% of the population, according to a recent survey. Show More Summary

The Pirate Party is now the biggest political party in Iceland

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Geek.com

Like the lawless, ruthless, anarchists they were, the classic pirates we all know and love believed in total freedom and self-interest without the rule of kings and queens. That’s probably why their own […]

Icelandic Pirates soar: citizenship for Snowden?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Icelandic Pirate Party is out-polling all the country's other parties, with 24% of the population backing them. Read the rest

The Pirate Party is Now the Most Popular Political Group in Iceland

Photo by fdecomite via Wikimedia Commons Avast ye mateys! According to a new poll out of Iceland, the Pirate Party has now become the country’s most popular political entity. Iceland Review reports that the left-wing group had the support of 23.9 percent of those voters polled, eking out the conservative Independence Party’s 23.4 percent. Show More Summary

Pirate Party Becomes Iceland’s Most Popular Political Party

The results of a new poll published today in Iceland indicates that the Pirate Party has just become the country's most popular political party. According to the results, almost a quarter of all citizens would vote Pirate today. Speaking...Show More Summary

Iceland’s Eurosceptic Pirate Party Tops Popularity Polls

The Pirate Party was founded in 2012 by MP Birgitta Jonsdottir and several internet activists and managed to win three seats in the 2013 election, becoming the first pirate party in the world to enter a national parliament.

Iceland’s Opposition Calls For Referendum on EU Bid

According to Iceland's Pirate Party co-founder, the country's opposition has put forward a resolution calling for a national referendum on whether the citizens want to pursue EU membership.

Arrrrrr! ‘Pirate Party’ On Rise In Iceland

Ahoy, me scurvies! An un-Tea-Party whose platform includes radical reform of copyright laws is making waves in one of Europe’s smallest but most politically fascinating nations. Hækka Glaðan Roger (that’s Icelandic for “Hoist the Jolly Roger“)! According to a new poll conducted by Iceland’s largest newspaper, Fréttablaðið, if elections were held today, the Pirate Party [...]

Pirate Party’ set to hijack Icelandic parliament

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Pirate Party’ Could Hijack Iceland, Poll Shows According to a new poll conducted by Iceland’s largest newspaper, Fréttablaðið, if elections were held today, the Pirate Party would become the second largest in the Alþingi, the country’s parliament, with 14 seats. Píratar, as...

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