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Privacy campaigners are outraged with Theresa May's 'draconian' internet regulation plans

"Theresa May's desire to regulate the internet is a deathly serious threat, and we need to fight back against it with everything we have," said Mark Chapman, Pirate Party Candidate for Vauxhall. "So much of the economy, culture, communication and infrastructure of the 21st Century is founded on a free and open internet, and it is absolutely crucial that it remain that way.

Monday, 5 June, 2017 - 11:45

Eddisbury candidate for the Pirate Party wants to stand up for young people

Eddisbury’s Pirate Party candidate says he wants to implement a transport system similar to that of Berlin in the constituency, if he is successful in next month’s election.

Saturday, 13 May, 2017 - 20:30

Eddisbury’s Pirate Party UK candidate: Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill is a 20 year old privacy and democracy enthusiast. He spends much of his time researching information security, civil liberties and direct democracy.

Monday, 22 May, 2017 - 14:45

What is the Pirate Party UK and why do they have a general election candidate in Norwich North?

If you were expecting a lighthearted political party espousing the rights of salty seadogs, you would be very mistaken.

In fact, the Pirate Party UK are extremely serious - about issues such as freedom of speech, personal privacy and reform of copyright.

Friday, 12 May, 2017 - 16:45

Pirates want online and offline freedoms

The Pirate Party is campaigning for people to be free online and offline, and believes there is greater surveillance of people's online activities.

Justice Spokesperson and Lead Candidate Mark Chapman said it had "an unique offering" on free speech, whistle-blowing and justice.

He was speaking to Daily Politics presenter Andrew Neil, and Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood, about the party standing 10 candidates in the 2017 general election.

Thursday, 11 May, 2017 - 13:00

Charity Trustee and "Pirate" runs for St Athan

An article in the Glamorgan GEM (see page 3) about David A Elston running as a Pirate candidate for the St Athan seat on Vale of Glamorgan Council

Friday, 28 April, 2017 - 12:00

Press Hit: UK's Official Secrets Act Overhaul Provides Little Protection For Whistleblowers

Whistleblowers who leak official information could be prosecuted and jailed regardless of the public merit of the information they revealed, or whether any damage to national interests was actually caused.

Wednesday, 8 February, 2017 - 23:45

Press Hit: Why whistleblowers are essential to democracy

In a functioning democracy, it is absolutely crucial for power to be held to account. For this we need whistleblowers.

Friday, 3 February, 2017 - 16:00

Press Hit: Victoria Derbyshire BBC Daily News "Crackdown on illegal downloading"

"The BBC's daily news and current affairs programme with original stories, exclusive interviews, audience debate and breaking news."

Pirate Party Spokesperson, Mark Chapman answers questions on BBC2 on piracy and ISPs issuing warning/educational letters to Pirates.

Wednesday, 1 February, 2017 - 09:45

Future Artefacts - Future Piracy – Appropriation and Production

Our very own Chris Monteiro speaks with Future Artefacts to discuss the future of copyright, piracy, production and appropriation.

Wednesday, 6 July, 2016 - 13:00

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