#Pirate Policy: Fostering Innovation for Researchers, Makers, and Hackers #Canada

by Pirate Party of Canada. Our patent laws have tended toward extension that often benefits monopolistic companies. A recent decreased in government transparency and changes to copyright laws makes access to research data more difficult and expensive for researchers, students, and the public. A new mandatory licensing should be implemented and fair use expanded to … Continue reading #Pirate Policy: Fostering Innovation for Researchers, Makers, and Hackers #Canada

Piracy vs Plagiarism, What is the difference?

by Kitty Hundal with contributions by Raymond Johansen This article was inspired by a recent situation which occurred. The Hacker Wars, an article written by me, Kitty Hundal, with contributions by Raymond Johansen, was originally published with our permission to The Cryptosphere in April, 2015. The Cryptosphere is owned and operated by independent media journalist, Lorraine … Continue reading Piracy vs Plagiarism, What is the difference?

Activists on Fast Track to #StopFastTrack | The Fifth Column

via Activists on Fast Track to #StopFastTrack | The Fifth Column. Raymond Johansen, international coordinator for the Norway Chapter of the Pirate Party and advisory board member of FreeAnons, is part of the global movement connected by social media and the internet to oppose FTAs.  He points to the strength of a “network of connections … Continue reading Activists on Fast Track to #StopFastTrack | The Fifth Column

Stop #TTIP – Newsletter

If this newsletter is not displayed correctly, please click here. Dear friends, One year ago who could have foreseen that opposition to mega murky free trade agreements would see the birth of a global movement; mobilising tens of thousands of people onto the streets around the world? Well that’s what happened first on 11 October … Continue reading Stop #TTIP – Newsletter

#ChargeSheet #Mugshot | Chris Dodd – CEO of #MPAA – and master of #Copywrong

J’accuse Christopher John “Chris” Dodd, born May 27, 1944! Former senator and CEO of the #MPAA.

You stand before us accused of being an Enemy of Humanity and all things good. We will now read the charges.