It’s a summer day in one of Sweden’s most popular holiday areas, but I’m not here to enjoy the sunshine. I’m about to go to jail.
Västervik Norra, a medium-security prison for 255 inmates on the Eastern shore of Sweden, is not a friendly place, rather at odds with its surroundings. The waiting room is […]
Västervik, Sweden – Ahead of her visit with Peter Sunde, the co-founder of the file sharing site The Pirate Bay currently imprisoned in Västervik Norra prison later today, MEP Julia Reda (Pirate Party of Germany) states:
“The tactic of draconian deterrence against file sharing has failed!”
“I am visiting Peter Sunde in prison today to […]
Before making laws on complex matters, the European Commission may ask the public for input. Most such consultations get anywhere from dozens to a few hundred replies. They come mostly from the kinds of people who get paid for filling out forms: lobbyists, industry representatives, national governments, etc. But this time was different.
Late last […]