Your Email Privacy Is Under Increasing Threat

Over the last few days, two stories about emails have hit the headlines, and it leads to questions over the future security of email as a communications medium. What has been considered a fairly private method of communication is now under increasing threat from both government and corporate scrutiny. Our email accounts carry more than […]
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Rep. Scott (R-GA8) Lies to Promote Partisanship

The Affordable Healthcare Act (more commonly known in the vernacular as ‘ObamaCare’, although ‘Romneycare’ would be more accurate, but hereafter ‘AHA’) has been the source of great contention over the last two years. This boiled over yesterday when the Supreme Court ruled that it was Constitutional, ruling against the many (mainly republican controlled) states that […]
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The Political Consequences of the TPB Raid

Six years ago, the Pirate Bay was raided by the Swedish police, taking down the torrent site and tracker, but such success was short lived. The site still lives on, and six years later, no sentences have been served, and nothing has changed as far as the site is concerned. There are other consequences though, […]
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[LIVE] – Pirate Party Elections in Greece and Schleswig-Holstein

It seems like only yesterday it was the UK election, and now there’s two; a national one in Greece, and a state election in Germany.. Going to try and give you the best coverage possible, from a pirate perspective. We’ve included a number of pannelists from around the Pirate Party, and between that and twitter, […]
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LIVEBLOGGING: Uk Pirate Party Local Elections 2012

Because of the fun of the last liveblogging session, I’m going to try and liveblog the election. Mostly, it’ll using on the 8 candidates put up by the UK Pirate Party, but also Steve Radford’s (Liberal party) campaign, for Mayor of Liverpool – the man who got me started in politics. Because of the fun […]
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The Pirate Bay Block: Control, Not Infringement

You might have heard around the net today, that the UK courts have ruled that major UK ISP’s have to block the Pirate Bay. But why should it be blocked? Is it an issue of infringement, as they claim, or is it more insidious, and an attempt to hold back some of the losses in […]
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