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PIRATE PARTY A SURPRISE WINNER IN BERLIN

September 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Motion Picture Association of America was no doubt left reeling by results of Sunday’s elections in Berlin that saw Germany’s Pirate Party win 8.9 percent of the vote to take 15 seats in the Berlin house of representatives. In an interview with the New York Times, Christoph Bieber, a professor of political science at […]

SWEDEN’S PIRATE PARTY OFFERS ASYLUM TO WIKILEAKS

July 28, 2010 by · 6 Comments 

Sweden’s Pirate Party, which currently hosts the Pirate Bay, the BitTorrent site that has repeatedly clashed with the movie and record industries and government authorities over alleged copyright infringement, has offered to give the controversial WikiLeaks.com a safe harbor. The offer came after WikiLeaks released more than 90,000 secret U.S. government documents about the war […]

SWEDISH PIRATE PARTY OFFERS PROTECTION TO DOWNLOADERS

July 21, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

The Swedish Pirate Party, which holds two seats in the European Parliament, plans to launch a new ISP from within parliament, offering anonymity to users and funneling profits into the party, the website TorrentFreak.com reported today (Wednesday). The announcement comes on the heels of another announcement by the Pirate Party (Piratpartiet) that it has offered […]