The Pirate Party is now Swedens third largest political party with the biggest youth membership. Committed to reforming laws on copyright and patents, theyre fighting increasing government surveillance.
When the founders of file-sharing website The Pirate Bay were charged with aiding copyright infringement, The Pirate Party once again found themselves in the spotlight. The Partys steadily growing membership, suddenly rocketed. When they wanted to turn off Internet sharing, I was so angry, I had to do something explains young pirate Snild Dolkow. The Pirate Party aims to loosen the stranglehold the law has on intellectual property and inspire innovation and culture. But for those fighting against the Pirates, they believe theyre protecting the original creators. It is about the protection of professional content, without which there is nothing.