Aaron Swartz Day Event from Australia, UK, and USA pirates

Aaron Swartz Day Event from Australia, UK, and USA pirates

INTERNET’S OWN BOY The following post is copied from the Massachusetts Pirate Party: https://masspirates.org/blog/2023/11/06/tue-wed-pirate-parties-screen-internets-own-boy/. They want to let the PPI community know about these great events. Aaron Swartz, born on November 8th, 1986, was an activist dedicated to an open Internet, freedom and transparency. He was hounded by the US government for sharing JSTOR research articles that we largely paid for, but that a small […]

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2023 Winter GA Updates

2023 Winter GA Updates

Ahoy Pirates, The 2023 Winter GA will be held on December 9th at 12 pm UTC. The meeting will take place on the PPI Mumble server: https://wiki.pp-international.net/wiki/index.php?title=Mumble (see details below) The primary outlet for sharing information for the GA is on our Discourse: https://ga.pp-international.net/c/december-2023-ga/33   To Guests: You are welcome to sit in and listen. If you would like to have time to make a […]

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Call For Assistance to Help Secure the Release of Elizabeth Tsurkov Who Has Been Held Captive in Iraq for 6 Months

Call For Assistance to Help Secure the Release of Elizabeth Tsurkov Who Has Been Held Captive in Iraq for 6 Months

Elizabeth Tsurkov was kidnapped in March 2023 in Iraq. Elizabeth volunteered together with PPI’s General Secretary and other Pirates to assist refugees in the Middle East, albeit with no direct connection to the Pirate movement. She might be surprised herself to hear that PPI has issued this call to assist her, but owing to the failure of formal diplomatic channels we might represent one of […]

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October 11th Board Meeting and Rescheduled Winter GA on December 9th

October 11th Board Meeting and Rescheduled Winter GA on December 9th

Ahoy Pirates, The next board meeting is scheduled for October 11th at 21:00 UTC. Where: https://jitsi.pirati.cz/PPI-Board Please feel free to add comments for the board on our Discourse: https://ga.pp-international.net/c/ppiboard/ At the last board meeting we also decided that the Winter General Assembly (GA) will take place on December 9th, starting at 12:00 UTC. If needed we will schedule an extra day on December 10th, but our goal […]

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Public Statement from Pirate Party of Chile on the 50th Anniversary of the 1973 Coup d’Etat in Chile

Public Statement from Pirate Party of Chile on the 50th Anniversary of the 1973 Coup d’Etat in Chile

September 11, 2023. Fifty years after the bombing of La Moneda and the beginning of a terrorist dictatorship led by the military and right-wing civilians, the Pirate Party of Chile, along with condemning the events that occurred five decades ago, the seventeen years of horror, the thousands of human rights violations and the permanent obstruction to the clarification of the facts, the timely action of […]

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Democracy Technologies Article About Pirates

Democracy Technologies Article About Pirates

Pirate Parties International is proud to share the following article that was written about us in Democracy Technologies by the Innovation in Politics Institute. https://democracy-technologies.org/participation/pirate-is-a-state-of-mind/ PPI’s Treasurer Bailey Lamon and PP Australia’s Miles Whiticker. spoke with Democracy Technologies about how Pirates have championed the fusion of digital technologies with democracy and human rights advocacy. They discuss how they personally and Pirate parties in general share […]

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GA Quorum Issue and Upcoming Board Meeting

GA Quorum Issue and Upcoming Board Meeting

Ahoy Pirates, Alas we had an issue making quorum at the scheduled GA. There seem to be issues with the timing of our meetings, inactive parties that need to be reviewed, and active parties that need to join. At the next PPI Board meeting on Aug. 16, we will discuss ways to remedy this situation. Thank you all for your commitment to PPI. We appreciate […]

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Pirate Parties International General Assembly, July 29th

Pirate Parties International General Assembly, July 29th

About half a year has passed since our last GA, and we are ready for the 2023 PPI Summer GA! This will be an entirely online GA. At the last board meeting we decided to hold the next GA on Saturday, July 29th. We will start at 08:00 UTC, which is 10:00 CEST. This GA will focus on discussing various proposals. Election of new PPI […]

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