“If you look back through history, Richard, people in power have always used their power to grow their power, and to safeguard their power.” This is Rick Falkvinge, founder of the Swedish Pirate Party. The Pirate Party, first established in Sweden, has now grown to 70 countries, and continues to grow what Falkvinge calls “swarm methodologies.”
Rick and other members of his party fear that with the technical ability to measure personal data, there is a loss to civil liberties, especially for younger generations. That we are under surveillance. “Our kids ought to have the same civil liberties in their digital environment as their parents,” says Falkvinge.
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