m94mni writes: The Swedish Pirate Party has announced today that they will host The Pirate Bay from inside the Swedish parliament, should they gain enough votes (4%) in the elections on September 19. The party plans to take advantage of parliamentary immunity to protect information freedom from being abused be the entertainment industry.
m94mni writes: The European Parliament wants to monitor your internet searches for child porn offenders, as previously reported (http://tech.slashdot.org/story/10/06/02/2317241/EU-To-Monitor-All-Internet-Searches). The declaration was adopted yesterday, and in an interview with the Swedish news outlet Europaportalen.se the Italian MEP Tiziano Motti behind declaration shares his views on internet and anonymity. In essence, Motti wants to completely eliminate anonymity on the internet. "Each upload of text, images or video clips must be tracable by the authorities", says Motti. This is in line with the secretive UN intitiative Q6/17, revealed two years ago (http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-10040152-38.html). Is the decisive fight for anonymity on the internet coming closer?