Pirate Party founder meets fiery reception

Paul Williams

Falkvinge, appearing as part of ITC's P2P panel alongside MMF chief executive John Webster, started by relating the history of copyright, arguing that it had been used to stifle creativity and free speech from the start.

"The creativity will die argument [that copyright protects creators' work] was as bogus then as it is now," he concluded.

He then set out his party's defining views. They are:

? Postal anonymity for electronic communication

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