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Pirate Party to Run Pirate Bay from Parliament

rdnetto (955205) writes | more than 4 years ago


rdnetto (955205) writes "After their former hosting provider received an injunction telling it to stop providing bandwidth to The Pirate Bay, the worlds most resilient BitTorrent site switched to a new ISP. That host, the Swedish Pirate Party, made a stand on principle. Now they aim to take things further by running the site from inside the Swedish Parliament.

The party has announced today that they intend to use part of the Swedish Constitution to further these goals, specifically Parliamentary Immunity from prosecution or lawsuit for things done as part of their political mandate. They intend to push the non-commercial sharing part of their manifesto, by running The Pirate Bay from ‘inside’ the Parliament, by Members of Parliament."

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Help the Pirate Party win! (1)

Per Wigren (5315) | more than 4 years ago | (#32772024)

The Pirate Party need all help they can get to get enough votes to enter the parliament.
YOU can help by donating money to their election campaign! All donations are anonymous. []

Haha, those clever bastards! (1)

Karunamon (1845630) | more than 4 years ago | (#32772918)

I like the cut of their jib. Using the same laws that fscked you to strike back at the people who would see you attacked. Beautiful.
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