Birgita Jonsdottir, leader of the Pirate Party (L) checks her mobile device on election night in Reykjavík, Iceland on April 28, 2013. Iceland's centre-right opposition scored a clear victory in the island's parliamentary poll, allowing the two parties to kick off negotiations for a coalition government, a final count Sunday, April 28, 2013 showed.
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Australia has a Pirate Party
future for Australia.” Pirate Party Australia congratulates on its success in the Party’s maiden elections last weekend. Pirate Party Iceland was founded by Birgitta Jónsdóttir, an Icelandic parliamentarian, and other prominent Internet activists in late 2012. from Hacker News Read more »
Does america need a pirate party?
needs—a new political party that’s radical, just not too radical. In the world of American politics, the emergence of the Pirate Party across Europe should be an early warning signal—issues such as Internet censorship and freedom of expression online are no from Hacker News Read more »
The US Pirate Party Wants To Create A New Social Network To Circumvent The NSA
National Security Agency spying on them, one of the party's "captains" told Business Insider. Like many third parties, the Pirate Party supports some uncommon ideas. But with the hullabaloo surrounding the NSA's secret surveillance program PRISM, one of its from The Business Insider Read more »
Icelandic MP Offers To Help NSA Whistleblower Seek Asylum
everyone has a preference for Ass Bandit Party anyway, so it shouldn't be a problem. reply to this I don't know, "Ass Pirate Party" has quite a ring to it. I'd join it. reply to this A rise in the number of pirates could defeat global warming once and for from Reason Read more »
Why Iceland might not be willing to shelter Edward Snowden
hosted WikiLeaks, the anti-secrecy organization that’s since leaked huge amounts of U.S. secrets, and the country’s Pirate Party – yes, it’s a real political party with seats in the legislature – still maintains friendly ties to WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange. from The Washington Post Read more »