[pp.int.general] Swedish Aftonbladet
david.arcos at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 11:03:19 CEST 2009
There was a very similar article in the most important Spanish newspaper:
(sorry, spanish only)
On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 10:55 AM, Nicolas Sahlqvist <nicco77 at gmail.com>wrote:
> I afraid Aftonbladet does not have a English page and they also block
> Google translate from translating from there URL so you have to cut and
> paste the translation, but it is not so bad:
> "Pirate Party's success should go for export.
> Already there are lot in around 20 countries. Now expected a rapid influx
> - Will it over a certain threshold, it can go crazy fast, "says Henrik
> Alexandersson, liberal bloggers in Brussels.
> Swedish Pirate Party's success raises startling in Europe. The attention
> that can help the party to seriously establish itself worldwide.
> Meet frequently
> Except in Europe are party already in North America, Australia and South
> The ambition to spread Piratpartiet over the world is very pronounced. All
> pirate parties in Europe to meet once every six months. Latest in Uppsala
> last year agreed on a common approach, known as the Uppsala Declaration.
> - I have met Rickard Falk Vinge and Christian Engström many times, "says
> Jens Seipenbusch, vice-president of Germany's pirate party.
> A common e-mail list of all the parties facilitates the exchanges of views.
> Hope for change
> For the Swedish Pirate Party's website, anyone can download logos and other
> information to start a web page in the party's name. All it takes is one or
> more dedicated people who spend a little time.
> - Activists who believe that freedom issues are important are in many
> countries, "says Henrik Alexandersson, a member of Piratpartiet. The
> election result could be the boost to get them to gather their forces. I am
> absolutely convinced that Piratpartiet now occurs in several new countries.
> The goal is that parties should ride in the Swedish success wave and stand
> in elections and in the next European Parliament elections.
> - An absolute ambition is to us after the next election could create a
> Pirate Group in the European Parliament, "says Alex Andersson.
> The German Piratpartiet got only 0.9 percent of the votes in European
> elections, but see it anyway as a success.
> - We have not been as successful reaching out in the media as our Swedish
> colleagues, "says Jens Seipenbusch. I hope there can be change at the
> moment. That there is a Swedish piratpartist in Brussels means a lot of
> movement in all countries. We are not bound by national borders."
> - Nicolas
> On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 10:39 AM, Jens Seipenbusch <seipenbusch at web.de>wrote:
>> some days ago, Aftonbladet made a short article about the german
>> pirates, is there maybe an english version of it somewhere on the site?
>> Pirate Parties International - General Talk
>> pp.international.general at lists.pirateweb.net
> Pirate Parties International - General Talk
> pp.international.general at lists.pirateweb.net
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