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Pirates and European politics – Video

As you’ve probably heard, the Pirate Party in Germany entered state parliament in Berlin late last year. They got 8.9% of the votes, which gave them 15 seats. Last month in local elections in another state, Saarland, they got 7.4% of the votes, but more importantly, they got 25% of the first-time voters and about [...]
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Pirates in power? Swedish party eyes European Parliament success

Technology : The Next Web Blog (6 years ago)

Things could be about to get very interesting at the European Parliament. The Swedish news site The Local is reporting that the country’s Pirate Party is on course to win two seats in the European Parliament when results from this w... Read Post

Open Sourcing Government: Pirate Party Wins 15 Seats in Berlin's Parliament

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (3 years ago)

In a sign of how strongly Internet-related issues can impact real-world politics, the German branch of the Pirate Party has won 15 seats in Berlin's regional parliament. The Pirate Party, which was was originally founded in Sweden i... Read Post

Pirate Party Enters Berlin Parliament After Historical Election Win

Internet / File Sharing : TorrentFreak (3 years ago)

For the first time in history a Pirate Party has managed to enter a federal parliament. With an estimated 9 percent of the total vote the Pirate Party exceeded the 5% floor needed to enter the Berlin parliament with several seats. F... Read Post

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