|Founded||September 14, 2012(site was created)|
|International affiliation||Pirate Parties International|
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The Pirates Center of Belarus is a community of people who support freedom of knowledge, reform of copyright, privacy of personal information and transparent government.
The Pirates Center of Belarus was founded in Minsk at the end of 2012. It was the third attempt to create a pirate movement in Belarus.
A website, online social network communities, and contacts with the pirate parties of various countries (such as Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Poland, Czech Republic, Catalonia, and Spain) were created during the 2nd half of 2012.
From April 19 to April 21, 2013, the Pirates Center of Belarus took part in the general assembly of Pirate Parties International (PPI) and was accepted as an official member of the Pirate Parties International.
The main purpose of the Pirates Center of Belarus is the dismantling of the existing copyright laws. It also advocates:
The Pirates Center also claims to uphold the following principles:
As of 2013 the main activity of the Pirates Center is education; this includes the organization of public lectures, panel discussions, and film viewings. Other activities include: