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Two separate polls have today indicated that the Pirate Party could win at least one of Sweden's 18 seats in the European Parliament elections. Results aren't expected until Sunday, but surveys suggest that the anti-copyright, pro-filesharing party may have grabbed between six and eight per cent of the vote in Sweden. …

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Their rating dropped?

s\quelled\swelled\ ?

I think thats what you mean anyway...

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Happy

The Roman Party Ave!

was on my ballot paper. I almost voted for them, but these are strange times. They might win.

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Pirate

Ship Ahoy!

Take no prisoners (except Keira Knightley)!!!

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Joke

Humm

If Pirate Party elects someone I fear that our beloved Andrew Orlowski will suffer a freetard+regtard combined psychosis!

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Anonymous Coward

The Winner Takes it All

Copyright meets its Waterloo?

That's about all Sweden has ever done for music, I am not surprised they want their music free they don't really have too much of their own.

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Happy

Expenses claim...

...for blank dvds?????

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So,

Still trying to figure out how to apply laws designed for movable/tangible objects to intangibles? Good for us.

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Single issue parties

What sort of idiot votes for a single issue party, especially sending them to Europe? I dispare.

re: Romans party - he's a very nice bloke from Reading, mad as a fish, but very nice nontheless (my local libdem councillor knows him). He got 33 votes in the last local elections. Ave!

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Freetards!

Forget the economy. Forget integrated European defense. Forget subsidy reform. Vote for the most selfish party on the ticket, just to ensure you can carry on downloading music and films. Cnuts.

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@Big Chris

"Forget integrated European defense. Forget subsidy reform."

That's why I voted UK Independence.

United states of Europe = DO NOT WANT.

As for the economy, that's why we need to kick nyoo labour out ASAP.

I would vote Pirate Party if we had one :(

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@AC

I'd would have voted for blackbeard the pirate if he was still here. I doubt he would have robbed us any worse than the current crooks

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@The winner takes it all

In monetary terms Sweden is the third biggest exporter of music in the World - and far outstrips pretty much everyone else in a per-capita measure, excepting perhaps Ireland.

It's not about copyright anyway, it's about civil rights - including not having to live your life in a perverse CCTV, phorm-snooping reality-show because of some makey-uppy "property" law.

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