Pirate parties

  1. German Pirate Party Wins Fourth State Election

    May 14, 2012 7:00 AM EDT COLOGNE, Germany - The Pirate Party, once portrayed as a radical fringe group of Internet hackers and copyright thieves, on Sunday proved beyond doubt there are a political force to be reckoned with, claiming their fourth-straight victory in Germa ...

  2. Pirate Bay Appeal In September

    March 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST The appeal by four defendants convicted April 2009 for their involvement with the BitTorrent tracker the Pirate Bay has been scheduled for Sept. 28. The appeal in Stockholm has been allocated nine days of court time. One defendant, Peter Sunde, ha ...

  3. In The City Day 1: Pirate Party Chairman Provokes Delegates

    October 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Day one of Manchester's In The City conference - the U.K.'s biggest music confab - began in dramatic fashion with a heated debate on the issue of illegal file-sharing. Chaired by Jon Webster, chairman of the Music Manager's Forum (M ...

  4. Pirate Party Founder To Open In The City 2009

    September 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Rick Falkvinge, founder and chairman of controversial Swedish political organization the Pirate Party, has been confirmed as the opening keynote speaker for this year's In the City (ITC) conference and festival. Held in Manchester, Oct. 18 to ...

  5. Sweden's Free-Web Pirate Party Has Euro Seat

    June 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sweden's Pirate Party, which wants to abolish copyright laws and protect Internet privacy, has won a seat in the European Parliament. The Pirate Party captured 7.1% of the Swedish vote Sunday, enough to secure it one of Sweden's 18 seats ...

  6. Anti-IP Party Launches in Sweden

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Piratpartiet pleads for a free Internet. Piratpartiet pleads for a free Internet. News ...

  7. Anti-IP Party Launches in Sweden

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST A Swedish political party was launched on Jan. 1 with the aim to crush the national and European Union intellectual property laws to provide a free and legal platform for Internet users. A Swedish political party was launched on Jan. 1 with the ai ...

  8. Anti-IP Party Launches in Sweden

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST A Swedish political party was launched on Jan. 1 with the aim to crush the national and European Union intellectual property laws to provide a free and legal platform for Internet users. A Swedish political party was launched on Jan. 1 with the ai ...