Post Tagged with: "sweden"

Swedish Minister To Demand ACTA Be Opened Up

Swedish Communications Minister Åsa Torstensson visits Washington, DC next week with a meeting with the USTR on the agenda. According to a press release , the message on ACTA will be simple: open up the process to the public and do not adopt a three-strikes model.

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November 27, 2009 10 comments Must Reads

Pirate Party Success in European Parliament Elections

The Pirate Party, which is focused on digital rights, has enjoyed great success in today's European Parliament elections.  The big news is that the Swedish Pirate Party won 7.1 percent of the national vote, good for at least one seat in the European Parliament (and possibly two seats).  By comparison, […]

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June 7, 2009 9 comments News

BSA’s Sweden Piracy Stats Entirely Estimated

Computer Sweden reports that the BSA's recent data on piracy in Sweden was entirely estimated.  No Swedish companies, vendors, or computer users were apparently contacted as part of the study.

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May 20, 2009 2 comments Must Reads

Swedish Poll Show Pirate Party With Five Percent National Support

A new Swedish political poll shows the Pirate Party with 5.1 percent support, enough to garner seats in the June European elections.  The party won 0.6 percent support in the 2006 elections. The party ranks second nationally among those aged 18 – 29 and fourth in the 30 – 44 […]

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April 30, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Hundreds Protest Against Pirate Bay Decision

The Associated Press reports that hundreds of people turned out in multiple cities in Sweden to protest against the Pirate Bay decision.

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April 20, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads