Steal This Show S01E11: ‘Is Pirate Party The Private Party?’

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Today we bring you the next episode of the Steal This Show podcast, a special featuring Pirate Party founder Rick Falkvinge. Should the Pirate Party really be called the Private Party?

rick1In this special episode Rick Falkvinge, founder of The Pirate Party

Rick talks about the origins of the party, its relationship to The Pirate Bay and Pirate Bureau, his experience of taking it to the European Parliament, and the party’s relation to questions of privacy and surveillance looming ever larger in today’s society.

Should the Pirate Party really be called the Private Party? No, says Rick, it’s evolving into the natural home of citizens’ rights for digital freedom – and that’s just fine for pirates.

Steal This Show aims to release bi-weekly episodes featuring insiders discussing copyright and file-sharing news. It complements our regular reporting by adding more room for opinion, commentary and analysis.

The guests for our news discussions will vary and we’ll aim to introduce voices from different backgrounds and persuasions. In addition to news, STS will also produce features interviewing some of the great innovators and minds.

Host: Jamie King

Guest: Rick Falkvinge.

Produced by Jamie King
Edited & Mixed by Eric Bouthiller
Original Music by David Triana
Web Production by Siraje Amarniss

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