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Meet the Pursuance Project, Barrett Brown’s new platform for underground democracy

Brown has a radical new vision for journalism and activism in the internet era.

On Aug 12, 2017 by David Gilmour

Petter Rudwall Browser History on eBay

Man sells entire browser history on eBay to protest Congress killing FCC privacy rules

Yes, some of it is NSFW.

On Mar 29, 2017 by Andrew Couts

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The Pirate Party surges in Iceland’s parliamentary elections

The Pirate Party of Iceland claimed ten parliamentary seats in Saturday’s election, the biggest haul ever for the anti-establishment political movement.

On Oct 30, 2016 by Chris Tognotti

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Meet Olga Cilia, the Icelandic Pirate headed for parliament

Direct democracy and radical transparency are winning in Iceland.

On Oct 28, 2016 by David Gilmour

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Meet the chief organizer of Iceland’s historic protest movement

‘It’s about ethics—it’s about ethics more than anything else.’

On Apr 6, 2016 by Dell Cameron

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Iceland’s prime minister resigns after ‘Panama Papers’ expose secret money

The first political causality of the Panama Papers.

On Apr 5, 2016 by Dell Cameron

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Iceland’s most popular party wants to give Edward Snowden citizenship

Will this affect politics in the country?

On Mar 19, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Activists are repurposing the bucket challenge meme

Dirt is one thing. We get dirt. But feces?

On Aug 25, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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Kim Dotcom formally launches the Internet party

The Mega mastermind and internationally hunted hacker is starting a new political party. 

On Mar 26, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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Swedish man slapped with $650,000 fine for film piracy

A former torrent site moderator uploaded more than 500 films—but he’s only paying for one.

On Dec 17, 2013 by Miles Klee

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In Spain, just linking to pirated material can now land you in prison

Spain is set to make linking to copyrighted content a punishable offense.

On Sep 25, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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Despite anger at NSA, German Pirate Party loses federal election

As Der Spiegel put it, “Though the party has ranted, protested and preached on the topic of government surveillance, they have not provided solutions that appeal to voters.”

On Sep 23, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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Pirate Party crashes Angela Merkel speech with flying drone

Germany has a drone problem, and the Pirate Party won’t let Angela Merkel forget it

On Sep 17, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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Pirate Party reports minister to police for Instagramming Calvin

Technically, it’s illegal.

On Aug 8, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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Finnish Parliament will vote on crowdsourced copyright bill

Citizen took advantage of the country’s new Open Ministry program, which allows individuals to create a bill online. 

On Jul 22, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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