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
Winning their seventh straight victory, Pittsburgh increased its lead for the National League’s top wild-card spot to four and a half games over the Cubs.
The German intelligence agency BND is ready to sacrifice German citizens’ rights in order to improve its relationship with the US National Security Agency (NSA), Berlin chairman of the German Pirate Party Bruno Kramm told Sputnik on Friday.
A controversial UK Conservative party video portraying the Labour party's new leader in a negative light has been taken down by YouTube. The advert, which attacked incoming Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, contained copyrighted content not authorized for use by the Tories. Show More Summary
Pirate Party fights back against court-ordered blockade of file-sharing sites.
The Norwegian Pirate Party has made a big statement by launching a free DNS service which allows Internet users to bypass the local Pirate Bay blockade. The party advocates a free and open Internet for everyone and believes that the recent website blockades set a dangerous precedent. Show More Summary
Pittsburgh Pirates star center fielder Andrew McCutchen is popular for many reasons. Let’s boil them down to three. 1. He’s really good. 2. He’s a nice guy. (Ask these kids.) 3. He’s the life of the party. That third peg was on display Tuesday night before Pittsburgh took the field against the Miami Marlins. Show More Summary
Toddler birthday parties usually follow a standard theme, like pirates or superheroes. But L'erin Dobra decided to throw her two-year-old son Grayson a party with the theme of his personal superhero, Personal Injury Lawyer Morris Bart. It's...Show More Summary
In late-breaking nautical news, the islands of the Bahamas will be forcibly invaded in 2016 when amicable thigh pirate Rob Gronkowski lands ashore with a cruise ship full of people too drunk to conjugate. The New England Patriots tight end released a trailer for the event Tuesday (h/t UpRoxx's Christmas Ape). Show More Summary
The reform was proposed by the Pirate Party: The bill said it was "essential in a free society that the public can express themselves without fear of punishment". As three members of the Pirate Party stood before parliament on Thursday,...Show More Summary
By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor The Pirate Party of Iceland (Píratar) successfully introduced a bill to the Alþingi repealing Article 125 of the Penal Code—Blasphemy. The measure passed with a nearly unanimous parliamentary vote. Show More Summary