General Computation, Copyright and the Future of Our Digital Evolution

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=HUEvRyemKSg[/embed] California Pirate Party highly recommends the following speech by Cory Doctorow, blogger, journalist, science fiction writer and co-editor of Boing Boing. In this speech, Doctorow examines the history of piracy regulation and uses our current trajectory to imagine a future where computation is regulated and controlled at all levels of implementation. He makes a compelling argument for a massive re-thinking of our approach to general computation.
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Jan Hemme Explains Liquid Democracy

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=n35-HsVavfg[/embed] The Pirate Party stands for a radical new form of democracy that incorporates any and all voices for transparent radical decision making. Liquid Feedback is one way that pirates implement this ideology. Liquid Feedback is an online tool for democratic decision making that allows any member to vote on any issue that is important to them at any time. There are many questions related to the process of using Liquid Feedback. Here is a video presentation by Jan Hemme, who develops online tools for the pirate party in Germany. In the presentation to…
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