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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  • Website blocks fall into place as draft bill gets opposition 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 ...
    06/28/2015 - 9:18 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    06/19/2015 - 4:37 am | View Link
  • Malcolm Turnbull Q&A: the anti-piracy, website-blocking bill explained
    Australian internet service providers will soon be required to block access to overseas websites found to be facilitating copyright infringement if a new bill before parliament passes ... such as The Pirate Bay and Kickass, as well as illicit video ...
    04/19/2015 - 9:21 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
  • 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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