I've just joined the pirate party of australia
It has to be done. There is a huge and intensifying worldwide battle raging over freedom of information. If you support freedom then there is really no choice but to become actively involved in this battle. The politicians will only listen to those who are organised politically.
The draft manifesto is here. The manifesto is still being debated and needs improvement. The subheadings are:
- Development as a technologically advanced open society
- The spreading of culture and knowledge must not be hindered in any way
- Open source software in publicly funded sectors
Here is a video interview of Richard Falkvinge, the founder of the Swedish Pirate Party.
related posts (by me):
every parent wants to protect their children
the culture of fear, apathy and play safe
the school administrators dilemma
censorware and fascism connection
free culture: introduction
free culture: creators
free culture: pirates