June 20, 2006 5:30 AM Subscribe
The Pirate Party^
has become a significant voice in Swedish politics, partly due to the illegal raids on the Pirate Bay^
and The Bureau of Piracy (Piratbyrån)^
(which spawned both). Other Swedish political parties are now adding copyright reforms to their platforms.
The party's leader Rickard Falkvinge^
gave an intelligent compelling interview
Note: Virtually all
major content industries today are the result of large scale piracy or flagrant patent infringement, including the American publishing industry, Hollywood, radio, and the music industry. And the anti-piracy side has essentially no historical evidence supporting its position.
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