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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    08/23/2015 - 5:18 pm | View Link
  • Pirate Bay's Peter Sunde says Australia's proposed website blocking scheme won't deter downloaders
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    06/19/2015 - 12:54 pm | View Link
  • Broad Language in Australian Online Infringement Bill Could Harm Consumer Choice, ISPs
    The legislation was introduced to parliament in March and is aimed at stopping Australians from accessing pirate sites. As it stands, the bill would allow rights holders to get a court order to block websites hosted overseas whose primary purpose is making ...
    04/21/2015 - 4:22 am | View Link
  • How Australian ISPs Will Start Busting Users For Piracy
    Australia is now a lot closer to having a US-style system where your internet service provider (ISP) would be required to send notices if you’re suspected of torrenting movies, TV shows and other copyright material. A new draft code developed by ISPs ...
    02/22/2015 - 1:30 pm | View Link
  • Cold War exploits of Australia's secret submarines
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  • How Julian Assange’s Senate Bid Will Change Australian Politics
    In a slim volume of writing from 2006, which sets out the theory of action behind ... TV and music. The Swedish Pirate Party quickly gained seats in the European parliament; there are now a dozen or so Pirate parties with members in national and local ...
    05/30/2013 - 6:37 pm | View Link
  • Autodesk And The Price Gouge That's Holding Back The Australian Games Industry
    It’s the Australian price gouge that no-one is talking about, even more severe than Adobe’s or the price of video games in Australia. Autodesk: it has a near complete monopoly on the software developers use to design and build video games. Compared to ...
    02/25/2013 - 1:06 pm | View Link
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    02/12/2016 - 11:35 pm | View Website
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  • FAQ | Pirate Party Australia
    Why call yourselves the Pirate Party? Our name might seem silly at first, but you have to remember everyone has been called a “pirate” for the last few decades.
    02/12/2016 - 7:22 am | View Website
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