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|01-25-12 at 03:14 AM||#1|
Join Date: May 2009
"If the SOPA/PIPA blackouts were a wakeup call to many people, then the U.S. Pirate Party has released a book that might help explain some of the issues. The book covers issues such as Corporate Personhood, the 4th Amendment, the history of copyright, and how DRM laws are made. There are even cartoons from Nina Paley throughout to add a bit of humor. DRM-free eBook versions are available to download from the book's site, or you can buy a paperback edition from Amazon for ten bucks." The book is under the CC BY-NC-SA, and features essays from the likes of Lawrence Lessig and Rick Falkvinge.
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|01-25-12 at 03:23 AM||#2|
Join Date: Feb 2009
There`s a Pirate party? .. as in, Political party? wt*
|01-25-12 at 08:02 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jun 2010
Lol yeah, didn't know either that there were any other than a german pirate political party. Let alone being one in the US! :D
But maybe this book could fill my gap that was once the bible?
|01-26-12 at 11:13 AM||#5|
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: island under the eye of the day
If this Pirate Party ever wins an election, I'll get a ship somehow at all costs then I would emigrate and set sail to the US, acquire myself citizenship, then...yarrr!!!
|07-13-12 at 09:32 PM||#6|
Join Date: Jun 2011
But, currently they scare the hell out of Germany´s established political landscape. They already managed to get themselves some seats in several German States. Polls shows, that they could win quite some seats in the next countrywide election in 2013.
Yes Notorios, they exist !
Last edited by thunderball; 07-13-12 at 09:35 PM.