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Submission + - Pirate Party 3rd Largest Political Party in Sweden (

hyanakin writes: Support for the Swedish Pirate Party surged following the Pirate Bay verdict and today it became the third largest political party in the country. When they are elected for the European Parliament next month, the party hopes to end the abuse of copyright by multi-billion dollar corporations.

The explosive growth rate displayed after the Pirate Bay verdict has skyrocketed the Pirate Party's member count and today they've surpassed that of the Center Party. Of all the established parties only the Christian Party and the Moderate Party have more members.

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