Rickard Falkvinge: Icelandic Pirate Party WINS, Enters Parliament

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Rickard Falkvinge
Rickard Falkvinge

Icelandic Pirate Party WINS, Enters Parliament

Pirate Parties:  The Icelandic Pirate Party has entered Parliament. This is clear as all the votes have been counted, with the Pirate Party at 5.1% as final result, just above the five-percent barrier to entry.

EXTRACT:

The Icelanders are something of a phenomenon, even within the quickly-growing Pirate Party movement. The Icelandic Pirates were founded a mere nine months ago, and got seats in the Alþing today – three seats, as per current projections. That is a speed record by any measure.

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