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Icon 1 posted June 08, 2009 01:54      Profile for fs   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Yesterday Sweden elected the Pirate Party to the EU parliament.

Of course they won't have the power to just enact their platform, but discussion about things like fair-use, privacy, and patent reform can only increase with their presence.

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They might not have a big enough stick to beat the issue over the head proper, but they just gained enough stick to persistently prod the rest of them in the ribs until something happens [Big Grin]

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