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London (United Kingdom) Monday, 8. January 2018, 13:00 GMT UTC
Berlin (Germany) Monday, 8. January 2018, 14:00 CET UTC+1 hr
Tokyo (Japan) Monday, 8. January 2018, 22:00 JST UTC+9 hrs
Vancouver (Canada) Monday, 8. January 2018, 05:00 PST UTC-8 hrs
São Paulo (Brazil) Monday, 8. January 2018, 11:00 BRST UTC-2 hrs
Moscow (Russia-Moscow) Monday, 8. January 2018, 16:00 MSK UTC+3 hrs
New Delhi (India) Monday, 8. January 2018, 18:30:00 IST UTC+5:30 hrs
New York (USA-NY) Monday, 8. January 2018, 08:00 EST UTC-5 hrs
Jakarta (Indonesia) Monday, 8. January 2018, 20:00 WIB UTC+7 hrs
Buenos Aires (Argentina) Monday, 8. January 2018, 10:00 ART UTC-3 hrs
Hanoi (Vietnam) Monday, 8. January 2018, 20:00 ICT UTC+7 hrs
Wellington (New Zealand) Tuesday, 9. January 2018, 02:00 NZDT UTC+13 hrs
Corresponding UTC (GMT) Monday, 8. January 2018, 13:00

--- [08/01/2018 14:00]h CET ---
Room: "/international/pirate parties international/board meeting"
Audio recording:

Record of the meeting


1.1 - Members of the PPI board

participating: Thomas, Ray, Guillaume. Bailey, Nikolay, Keith
excused: Koen

1.2 - Others

Alternate Board Members
participating: Dan (14:25-)


Meeting opened at 14:04 CET by Raymond
Meeting chaired by Raymond
Secretary for this meeting is all
Quorum established with 6 out of 7 board members present.
Streaming started: started/not possible
Recording started: yes
Postal votes: none


Minutes of the last meeting

YES: Thomas, Ray, Nikolay, Bailey,Keith, Guillaume NO: - ABSTENTIONS: -

Minutes approved


4.1 - Short report of the board members 1)

  • Board:
  • Guillaume:
  • Bailey:
I have nothing to report. I've been sick and/or working.
  • Keith:
I have been working hard on TT3. We had several meetings with our local group to organize speakers. We now have a preliminary schedule and list of speakers. We also have a problem with our tt3 website. Set up the UN groundpasses online, entered all of the board members. I need information of whoever wants a pass.
  • Koen:
not present
  • Nikolay:
nothing to report, just enjoyed my holidays
  • Raymond:
Nothing to report. Just business as usual.
  • Thomas:
nothing of importance to report
  • Alternates:
  • Adam:
not present
  • Etienne
not present
  • Daniel
not present
  • Gregory:
not present
  • 1) Very short and brief. For important issues add an agenda item!

5 – Tech stuff

  • Motion
Switch the wiki from (old) to the new version at (new) -
the wiki is prepared but a decision has to be made by the board
all agree
Comment that the name of in the url should remain. The actual url would remain the same

Motion passed
  • Informative: webpage is transferred back to

Thanks to Bastian, and everyone who worked to transfer the website over the holidays.

7 – Zoom

  • - Zoom account for PPI?
  • - Further use of zoom?
Problems of bad sound for some members.
Some of the additional board now has access to open the Zoom room in case Ray is not available: Keith, Thomas?
  • Motion to discuss Zoom in a later meeting.
  • JITSI Meet is now being tested, which is open source.
  • Proposal was made by Austria to have a working group about communication software. So far, we have not heard of anyone initiating a working group.
  • Proposal in our to-do list to have a virtual reality meeting at one point in the future, perhaps with the open source program SLOODLE.

8 – Finances

  • Transition process is still ongoing
  • Bank account Balance 2,614.02 CHF
  • Invoices (membership fees) are being prepared

9 – TT3

  • Issue of list of speakers being hijacked. Keith will pay 39 dollars to recover the list and hope we can get the payment back. First, we should hear from Koen to confirm as he indicated that all of the information is lost.
  • In a week perhaps we can have a subgroup meeting about the final list of speakers. We have created a list of sessions and speakers.

10 – Monthly Coordinator Meeting

  • next meeting


  • who ever want to have a groundpass should answer the email from Keith as personal info is needed

12 AOB - Any other business

  • Information: Project Snowden Angels --> Webpage article?
  • Research will be discussed at a later meeting.

Resources Robert Tibbo and Edward Snowden at CCC: Snowden on the refugees and pressure on Canada and Hong Kong: For the refugees website: Snowden's Guardian Angels - Support - Generating funds and awareness! +


Next Meeting: Sunday, 2018-01-28 21:00 CET (20:00 UTC)

London (United Kingdom) Sunday, 28. January 2018, 20:00 GMT UTC
Berlin (Germany) Sunday, 28. January 2018, 21:00 CET UTC+1 hr
Tokyo (Japan) Monday, 29. January 2018, 05:00 JST UTC+9 hrs
Vancouver (Canada) Sunday, 28. January 2018, 12:00 PST UTC-8 hrs
São Paulo (Brazil) Sunday, 28. January 2018, 18:00 BRST UTC-2 hrs
Moscow (Russia) Sunday, 28. January 2018, 23:00 MSK UTC+3 hrs
New Delhi (India) Monday, 29. January 2018, 01:30:00 IST UTC+5:30 hrs
New York (USA - NY) Sunday, 28. January 2018, 15:00 EST UTC-5 hrs
Jakarta (Indonesia) Monday, 29. January 2018, 03:00 WIB UTC+7 hrs
Buenos Aires (Argentina) Sunday, 28. January 2018, 17:00 ART UTC-3 hrs
Hanoi (Vietnam) Monday, 29. January 2018, 03:00 ICT UTC+7 hrs
Wellington (New Zealand) Monday, 29. January 2018, 09:00 NZDT UTC+13 hrs
Corresponding UTC (GMT) Sunday, 28. January 2018, 20:00

Meeting Closed: 14:36 CET (13:36 UTC)