Edison Carter wrote:
The FAQ and Policy are a good start. And like I keep saying go read up on Mike Masnick, Nina Paley, Cory Doctorow, etc. They explain the copyright position really well. And I think to start with most people are going to be focusing on our copyright policies more than anything else so we need to make sure we can cover that confidently.
Yeah, that makes sense to start with the FAQ and Policy (and the Principles/Philosophy page too).
I guess I overlooked them because they're kind of essays and I was thinking we need some punchy sound bites, but of course we can pull out any bits from them that would work in an interview. We certainly want to find all the ideas we can from wherever, but we do need to pull these all together into one place.
Having thought about the need for international cooperation between Pirate Parties, it occurs to me that putting together this material is something that could benefit from international cooperation. Having a quick look on the Pirate Parties International website, I find these vaguely relevant pages:
Pirate Dictionary <http://int.piratenpartei.de/Pirate_Dictionary>
Pirate Manifesto <http://int.piratenpartei.de/Pirate_Manifesto_parties_at_a_glance>
But I don't see anything really substantial.
I'm wondering if it might be useful to put stuff up on Debategraph, and try to encourage other Pirate Parties to contribute too. There's already a page for this:
Intellectual Works in the Digital Age <http://debategraph.org/Stream.aspx?nID=34220>
(Although I think it's a bit crap at the moment.)
For reference, here's one that I've been involved with that I think shows what a good Debategraph page can look like:
Abortion <http://debategraph.org/Stream.aspx?nID=585> (click the 'Context' tab to get a tree view)
Thoughts? One problem is that if I start putting ideas from the wiki on Debategraph using my account, then it's all going to come up under my name.