Press Hit: On the Fringe: David Elston, Pirate Party UK

On The Fringe spoke to the deputy leader David Elston as they delve into what the Pirates stand for, why authenticity is a new force in campaigning, and what effect Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is having on smaller parties.

Thursday, 10 December, 2015 - 15:15

‘We must turf out MPs who can’t protect our rights’ – Pirate Party UK leader on snooping

Interview by RT with Loz Kaye on Investigatory Powers Tribunal ruling that the UK's program of dragnet data collection does not violate human rights.

Friday, 5 December, 2014 - 22:00

Pirate King Loz Kaye

Interview with Loz in Economic Survivor by Russell Cavanagh.

Sunday, 10 August, 2014 - 12:00

Interview with UK Pirate Party leader, Loz Kaye

Shout Out UK interviews Loz Kaye.

How did you feel when you were made leader of the Pirate party UK? Is it hard to lead a UK fringe party?

I’m happy that the members have backed me as Leader – after all it’s their party not mine. And to be honest when I was voted in for the first time in 2010 it was all still a bit of a surprise. I have always been interested in politics, but had the idea that it was something that other people did. You know, the ones in think tanks and with politics degrees. But after all, politics is too important to be left to politicians.

I think this is one of the most rewarding things I have ever done, I’d say to anyone who has ever moaned about politicians, get in there and see what you can do.

Tuesday, 21 January, 2014 - 23:00

Loz Kaye- Music Manumit Podcast

Interview with Loz Kaye by the Music Manumit podcast team, ranging across music and creative commons.

The Music Manumit podcast is a source for creative commons music and news.

Sunday, 10 February, 2013 (All day)

The Next Web: How the Pirate Party aims to shake up digital politics

In the digital age, politics can often seem stuck in the past and unable to keep up with the pace of technology. One exception to this is the Pirate Party movement. Emerging in Sweden in the middle of the last decade, it quickly spread around Europe and the world, with a political emphasis on issues like copyright and privacy.

A surge in interest in the Pirate Party movement began after Sweden’s party saw success in the 2009 European Elections. One place in which this was true was the UK, where the Pirate Party UK emerged, quickly gaining support as a result of the controversy surrounding a group of laws called the Digital Economy Act, which (among other things) allow for anyone even suspected of having carried out illegal file sharing to have their Internet connection removed by their ISP.

I met up with Pirate Party UK leader, Laurence “Loz” Kaye, to find out more about the movement.

Saturday, 9 July, 2011 - 01:00

Wired: Laurence Kaye vs Laurence Kaye- the pirate and the lawyer in conversation

Laurence Kaye, known as Loz Kaye, is the leader of the Pirate Party, which strives to reform copyright and patent laws and drive state transparency and open rights.

Laurence Kaye , known as Laurie Kaye, is a lawyer specialising in digital law and intellectual property. took the opportunity to get both Laurence Kayes into a room to talk about the Digital Economy Act, copyright reform, site-blocking and the Digital Copyright Exchange.

Tuesday, 3 January, 2012 (All day)

PodDelusion Interview With Loz Kaye

Interview with Loz Kaye by leading sceptic podcast the Poddelusion.

Friday, 9 November, 2012 - 15:00

Stu Robarts: Interview with Loz Kaye

Interview with Loz Kaye by Stu Robarts, covering a background to the Pirate Party, digital rights, Anonymous, and the future of the web.

Monday, 29 July, 2013 - 01:00

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