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Battle for the Net – Stand Up for Net Neutrality!

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants to destroy net neutrality and the open Internet. They want to give big cable companies control over what we see and do online. If they get their way, they’ll allow widespread throttling, blocking, censorship, and extra fees. Today, Wednesday, July 12th, we join with the Internet and some of its biggest sites to come together to stop them. Read more

11th Anniversary!

This week we are celebrating the 11th anniversary of the founding of the United States Pirate Party! Happy birthday, USPP! We are also making the formal announcement of our new board: Liz Gorski, chair, Meg Crochan, vice-chair, and Lucia Fiero, secretary. We hope that the coming year we are able ... Read more

Elections to be held this Wednesday

We are pleased to announce that at our last Pirate National Committee Meeting the newly reformed California Pirate Party was recognized, and they now possess full national voting rights. Now it's time at last, after some weeks delay, to hold elections for the board of the PNC. This election w... Read more

National Meeting, 5/3/17, 9pm-10pm EST

We will have a national meeting of state parties and state activists on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017. It will start at 9pm and likely end by 10pm, though some of us will stay on to answer questions. It will take place on the #uspp IRC channel at pirateirc.net. This is an especially important meeting ... Read more

Guest posting from “Secret Transmissions” creator Jeff Wolfe

"Secret Transmissions" creator and "self-identified" Pirate, Jeff Wolfe recently shared an opinion piece coupled with an interview with long time Pirate, Lucia Fiero, currently the Secretary of the national organization. We love Jeff's enthusiasm for us, but we also appreciate his skills as a blogge... Read more

Further information

IRC Meetings

The US Pirate Party holds monthly planning meeting over IRC, with dates announced a week in advance.

To participate in the meetings:

  • Go to webchat.pirateirc.net
  • Fill out the web form with the Nickname of your choice and enter #uspp in the Channel box next to it, then click the Connect button
  • Start typing and reading

You can also connect via your IRC client at one of the servers listed at http://pirateirc.net/servers.

It is also recommended that you register your nick.