Pirates have various reasons for being critical of the existing monetary system, and supporting the emergence of crypto-currencies like BitCoin. This discussion will allow us to gather referenced information about currency systems, both existing and proposed, and develop a monetary policy.
This discussion began here:
It started as a response the Internet Party proposal for a Digital Currency:
"The Internet Party will support the introduction of a New Zealand-sponsored digital currency that is safe, secure and encrypted, providing for instant international transactions at minimal cost. By becoming a digital currency leader, New Zealand can become a key hub for a growing financial sector."
Reference was also made to the Land Dollar proposal by The New Economics Party, explained in this paper