[pp.int.general] Finland's Pirate Party Enters Official Party Register
cabalamat at googlemail.com
Thu Aug 20 20:48:00 CEST 2009
2009/8/20 Richard Stallman <rms at gnu.org>:
> > "We are absolutely against the idea that any political party can give
> their support
> > to the idea of free use of protected content," said Arto Alaspää, the
> director of
> > IFPI Finland (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry).
> A pointed response is appropriate, like
> We are disgusted by the idea that any organization would be
> opposed to the public's freedom to share copies of published works.
> However --unlike IFPI Finland-- we recognize people's right to
> stand for political positions that disagree with ours.
> Meanwhile, we will continue to educate the public to recognize
> that IFPI Finland is the enemy of their rights.
One could add:
"If IFPI Finland don't like the Pirate Party's policies, they're
welcome to stand against us at elections, and see how much support
Philip Hunt, <cabalamat at googlemail.com>
Campaigns Officer / Press Officer, Pirate Party UK
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