Since its founding half-a-decade ago, the influence of the Pirate Party has been felt across the globe. Now the file-sharing movement has touched down downunder and while it fights for recognition and acceptance, Australia's capital city presents the party with a unique opportunity to gain seats in a parliament election.

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  • Pirate Bay's Peter Sunde says Australia's proposed website blocking scheme won't deter downloaders
    The Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill has received bipartisan support in Parliament and a vote is ... to both the Coalition and the Australian Labor Party." 'We were in the top 10 on Pirate Bay out of all films in the world' But it is not ...
    06/18/2015 - 11:46 pm | View Link
  • Website blocks fall into place as draft bill gets cross-bench support
    The Federal Government announced it would be pursuing site-blocking legislation in December 2014 (after a leaked Government paper revealed the news months earlier), and officially introduced the bill to Parliament ... micro-party The Pirate Party, which ...
    06/10/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Innocent Internet users could now be the targets of "pay up or else" schemes
    1 Although Justice Perram, in giving the judgment, reportedly stated that the letters will need to be cleared by the Court prior to issue,2 the Pirate Party ... Australian Electoral Commission (AEC)... More information... Innocent Internet users could now ...
    04/7/2015 - 12:19 pm | View Link
  • Pirates of the Caribbean 5 to be filmed in Queensland with a $100m economic windfall expected
    In these kinds of instances the term ‘pirate’ was selectively applied to crimes at sea that were particularly violent or daring, but the frequency of such acts was high enough that the name stuck. 2. Queensland State Parliament removed penalties for ...
    10/1/2014 - 4:24 pm | View Link
  • The Pirate Bay Supporters Unite: Over 5000 Petitioners Believe that Three Strikes Policy Being Considered by the Australian Government is Ineffective
    Last week Pirate Party Australia launched a petition in response to anti-piracy measures being taken into consideration by the Australian Government ... of the HADOPI scheme introduced by the French Parliament which was abandoned after it costing the ...
    05/13/2014 - 12:28 pm | View Link
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  • Platform
    Declaration of platform and principles. Pirate Party Australia is founded on the basic tenets of: Freedom of culture and speech, The inalienable right to liberty and ...
    07/1/2015 - 2:34 am | View Website
  • Pirate Party Australia
    The Pirate Party is pleased to announce that it has successfully passed a review of its eligibility to remain a registered political party in Australia.
    06/30/2015 - 10:52 pm | View Website
  • International News | World News
    Get the latest international news and events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at ABCNews
    06/30/2015 - 6:56 pm | View Website
  • Home – Parliament of Australia
    ParlView is an innovative broadcast service from the Australian Parliament which enables you to watch, replay, pause and download a range of current and historic ...
    06/30/2015 - 11:25 am | View Website
  • Australian Greens
    MEET THE TEAM. Read about our Greens team, including leader Richard di Natale and deputy leaders Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam.
    06/30/2015 - 10:35 am | View Website
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