Category: US Pirate Party

Apr 26 2012

Florida Secretary of State Threatens to Cancel Party Status for Many Qualified Minor Parties

Source: Ballot Access News

The Florida Secretary of State has many regulations that require qualified minor parties to conduct certain activities. Here is a link to that regulation, 1S-2.050, which is titled, “Cancellation of Political Party Filings.”

One of the regulations requires parties to have had at least $500 “aggregate reported financial activity” during a calendar year. The Florida Secretary of State’s office has Read more »

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Oct 01 2011

US Pirate Party Update: Creating A Pirate National Committee

Source: US Pirate Party

On behalf of the Washington Pirate Party, we welcome you to us.pirate.is. WAPP wishes to utilize this Icelandic-hosted, top-level domain to help bring together people that are sensitive to the many issues surrounding the freedom of information, individual privacy, and the open sharing of knowledge and culture.

As the newly elected chairman of WAPP’s board of directors, I wish to extend an Read more »

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Sep 19 2011

Berlin State Elections Boost Green Party, Pirate Party

Source: Ballot Access News

On September 18, Berlin, Germany, held state elections. See this story about the results. The Green Party boosted its share of the vote from 13% in the last state election, to 18%. As a result, the Green Party is expected to join the ruling state coalition.

The Pirate Party polled over 8% of the vote. The BBC describes it as “little- Read more »

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Sep 16 2011

United States Pirate Party: Pirate Updates

Source: US Pirate Party (from e-mail sent September 13, 2011)

Good day fellow Pirates.

Earlier today, September 13, 2011, I mailed the paperwork in to the Arizona Corporation Commission to formally dissolve the USPP.

Whether or not I am still allowed to use this mailing list is beyond me as the USPP that was is no longer, but the assets of the USPP were pretty much given to the Florida Pirate Party, of which I am the Vice-Chairman. Read more »

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Aug 22 2011

United States Pirate Party: What Happens Now

Source: US Pirate Party

Just this past Tuesday in a meeting held in the IRC, the final decision on how to split up the assets of the USPP was decided. We are still in the middle of sorting out what goes where, but what will happen is this:

1. The Florida Pirate Party will retain the data created by the USPP.
2. The Washington Pirate Party will host such data in the future for the benefit of those who desire it. Read more »

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Aug 15 2011

United States Pirate Party: The Future of the USPP

Source: US Pirate Party (from e-mail sent August 14, 2011)

Good morning.

I am sorry that I have not sent out this newsletter before now. I had planned on sending it Wednesday, but things got in the way, and well, it’s being sent now. Better late than never.

At the meeting held August 9th, 2011, it was decided to dissolve the USPP. This upcoming Tuesday, August 16, 2011, it will be decided as to what to do with the various assets of the USPP. There aren’t many. Read more »

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Aug 04 2011

United States Pirate Party: The End of the USPP

Source: US Pirate Party (from e-mail sent August 3, 2011)

Good morning.

If you have been following the recent events concerning the United States Pirate Party you will know that we recently had an election and that for the past 8 months we have been wanting to dissolve the current form of the United State Pirate Party. Read more »

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Jul 23 2011

United States Pirate Party: The Current State of Affairs

Source: US Pirate Party (from e-mail sent July 23, 2011)

The United States Pirate Party (USPP) has finalized the election of Party officers in an open election held July 14, 2011.

The election was delayed due to several reasons including a recent malware attack on the webservers hosting the official Party’s website (Pirate-Party.us) and the apparent absence of several former officers. Read more »

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Jul 07 2011

United States Pirate Party: State of the Party

Source: US Pirate Party (from e-mail sent July 6)

Good morning.

If you have tried to reach the USPP website, or have seen some of the recent posts on the USPP’s Facebook page, you might have noticed that there are some changes going on.

There are several changes that have been in the works, and a few that have just started. To fully explain things, I think it’d be best to lay everything down, the who, the how, the why. By the end of this document, I hope that you will understand what is going on, and why it is being done the way it is. Read more »

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Jun 06 2011

Happy Birthday Pirate Party: US Pirate Party turns 5 Years Old

Source: United States Pirate Party

Pirate Love…

Today, June 6, 2011 is the 67th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy on the coast of France that signaled the Allied Invasion of Europe in World War II.

World War II was a worldwide effort to stop tyranny around the world.

Many years later another worldwide effort to stop another kind of tyranny would arise.

It started in Sweden and then spread around the world. Read more »

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