[pp.int.general] (formal) worldwide pirate comitte

Florian Hufsky florian.hufsky at ppoe.or.at
Thu May 24 14:51:35 CEST 2007

Sounds like a plan!

I'm really looking forward to getting more structure into  
international coordination. Right now I'm gathering email adresses to  
message all participants of the international congress and already  
that is unbelievably hard.

On top of that i even don't know wether all participants are on the  
mailinglist and i could just use that instead. oh my....

On May 24, 2007, at 2:41 PM, Jan Huwald wrote:

> Dear pirates,
> we managed to establish the international communication. Not all  
> pirate
> parties (and those to be founded) have ambassador on this  
> mailinglist. Not
> everyone is publishing to the international wiki. But the common  
> action of
> subscribing to the G8 declaration mentioned by Christoph indicated  
> that our
> collaboration is a working one: the decision was fast and the  
> doucment has
> been signed by many european pirate parties (Austria, Germany,  
> Netherland,
> Poland, Russia, Sweden, UK).
> But up to now this cooperation is only known to ourselves. The  
> "international
> pirate movement" has neither a face nor an (official) forespeaker.  
> It is my
> wish to change this. Therefore i'd like to establish a formal body
> encapsulating and representating our efforts. This can be done in  
> several
> ways. Some thoughts I want to discuss with you:
> 1. set up formal embassadors
> * properly elected (or determined) by the national pirate party,  
> one per party
> * presented with photo & tam-tam on PPI
> * they should report about their countries' situation regulary
> 2. elect (a) forespeaker(s) for PPI
> Not one to rule them all, instead one for the press to call
> 3. found/understand PPI as the "world pirate party"
> * a place where to create contracts between pirate parties (e.g.  
> manifest)
> * a place where to tell about all common issues
> * an organization with (legal) body to get fundings for congresses,  
> refunding
> of pirate parties and buildung free, censor-resistant  
> infrastructure (at
> least for pirates, better for mankind)
> * find a way to make international decisions
> 4. Finish the pirate party manifest
> * how to discuss? (this includes if we should vote about argued  
> issues, how we
> vote if we do, if we want to allow only consens points, ...)
> * timeframe for finishing
> * should we combine the manifest with founding an international  
> legal body?
> I'd like to discuss these issues during the international congress  
> in two
> weeks. With it's high legitimation (chairmans from sweden, austria,  
> peru,
> germany) available we could also sign statutes for a meta- 
> organisation - if
> we discuss them now!
> Regards,
> Jan Huwald
> Political secretray, german pirate party
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