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Pirate Bay’s Peter Sunde Doesn’t Plan to Pay Hollywood ‘Back’… Ever

Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde has served his prison sentence, but that doesn't mean that the TPB-case is completely over. With many millions of euros in damages, there is still a massive debt to repay. However, Peter isn't particularly...Show More Summary

Sequel Bits: ‘Alien: Covenant,’ ‘Cars 3,’ ‘Kong: Skull Island,’ ‘Sausage Party’ Sequel, and ‘Split 2,’

In today’s edition of sequel bits: The new Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales international poster. Jokes about a Hank Marlow (John C. Reilly) prequel to Kong: Skull Island. M. Night Shyamalan provides an update on Split 2. Show More Summary

Former Fetish Model Ancilla van de Leest Is Leading the Dutch Pirate Party to Promote Privacy

According to the leader of the Dutch Pirate Party, there is a serious lack of the necessary technological knowledge in Dutch parliament.

John Oliver: The Potentially ‘Dead on Arrival’ Trumpcare Bill is Like an Awful Movie Sequel – WATCH

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

John Oliver dove into the high stakes health care bill put forth by the Republican Party to replace the Affordable Care Act. Oliver equated it to a poor movie sequel: “Try to think of it as Pirates of the Caribbean 5: The Curse of Johnny...Show More Summary

Pirate Party’s Pirate Site Was Legal Under EU Law, Court Rules

Six years ago the Czech branch of the Pirate Party declared open war on a local anti-piracy outfit, opening several 'pirate' sites to draw fire from copyright holders. But, after being prosecuted in a criminal court last year, the matter...Show More Summary

The US ‘Six Strikes’ Anti-Piracy Scheme is Dead

The "six-strikes" Copyright Alert System is no more. In a brief announcement, MPAA, RIAA, and several major US ISPs said that the effort to educate online pirates has stopped. It's unclear why the parties ended their voluntary agreement,...Show More Summary

Iceland Forms A New Government... Without The Pirate Party

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Last month, we recognized that while it was still a long shot, it was interesting that the Iceland Pirate Party actually had a chance to form the new government there. A few previous efforts had failed and the job had fallen to the Pirate Party. Show More Summary

Urbex: The Curse of the Slaughterhouse

I had my taser at the ready in case he was a fast runner. The squatter set up homestead above the abandoned barn and hung a pirate flag to establish his territory. This was just one of many unusual and unexpected finds at this particular site.... Show More Summary

Disgraced Austrian councillor to attend meetings with ankle monitor

An Austrian politician from the Inn Pirate Party, who spent six months in prison for drugs offences, will be allowed to serve the rest of his 18 month sentence under house arrest with an ankle monitor - and can attend local government meetings in Innsbruck, the capital of Tyrol.

Iceland’s Pirate Party Has Been Handed a Mandate to Implement Progressive Policies

3 months agoNews : Truthdig

      Birgitta Jónsdóttir, center, is a founder of Iceland’s Pirate Party and was our Truthdigger of the Week earlier this year.Day Donaldson / CC BY 2.0 In Iceland, recent elections brought on a radical change of its own; Paul RyanShow More Summary

Pirates Trying To Form New Icelandic Government

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

All year long, there have been reports talking about how the Pirate Party in Iceland were poised to take control over the Icelandic government in the elections. Many publications acted like it was a foregone conclusion. However, if anything...Show More Summary

While the Rest of the World Burns, Iceland’s (Progressive) Pirate Party is Picking Up Steam

This will depress you: The United States is stuck with Donald Trump while Iceland gets the Pirate Party.

The Trump Effect Continues

Pirate Party asked to form government in Iceland.

Iceland election: Pirate Party tapped to form government

``The Pirates, who vowed radical reforms, came third in the elections in which no party won an outright majority... "Earlier today, I met the leaders of all parties and asked their opinion on who should lead those talks. After that I summoned Birgitta Jonsdottir and handed her the mandate," President Johannesson said on Friday.''

Pirate Party invited to form Iceland's next government

4 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Though the October polls that predicted a great showing for the Pirate Party in the Icelandic elections turned out to be wrong, that election did end with a deeply divided parliament that has been unable to find enough common ground upon which to form a new government. (more…)

Iceland's Pirate Party to try to form government

Iceland's president on Friday invited the anti-establishment Pirate Party to form a government, after both the right and left-wing parties each failed in their bids. President Gudni Johannesson made the announcement after meeting with the head of the Pirates parliamentary group, Birgitta Jonsdottir. Show More Summary

IPTV: Mass Piracy That’s Flying Largely Under The Radar

Kodi and its third party 'pirate' addons have been getting an awful lot of press this year but there's a hidden side to streaming that receives much less attention. Enter the world of black-market IPTV, streaming services that provide...Show More Summary

Iceland left-green alliance fails to form government

Iceland's Left-Green movement said Wednesday it had failed in its bid to form a new coalition government, three weeks after snap elections triggered by the Panama Papers scandal. Allied with the anti-establishment Pirate Party, the Social...Show More Summary

International Elections Digest: Iceland's Pirate Party limps ashore with a third-place finish

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Leading Off ? Iceland – parliament (Oct. 29) Avast, scallywags! The tiny island nation of Iceland recently held early elections, after the Panama Papers corruption scandal brought down its center-right Progressive Party prime minister in April. Show More Summary

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