Pirate Party
Pirātu Partija
Founded2010 (2010)
HeadquartersRiga
IdeologyPirate politics
International affiliationPirate Party International
Website
https://www.piratupartija.lv

The Pirate Party (Latvian: Pirātu Partija) is a political party in Latvia. Based on the model of the Sweden Pirate Party, it supports strengthening citizens' rights, reform of copyright and changes in patent laws.[1] The party was founded in 2010 in Riga, and is a member of Pirate Parties International.[2]

By 2012, the party claimed to have 6 activists, more than 400 members on the Facebook group, nearly 200 followers on Twitter, and 9 people attending the latest weekly pirate bar. As of 2016,[3] the party was still active and, as of 2021, is still listed as an active member of Pirate Party International.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Par Mums" (in Latvian). Piraty Partija. Retrieved 2012-05-12.
  2. ^ "22 Pirate Parties from all over the world officially founded the Pirate Parties International". Pirate Parties International. 2010-04-21. Archived from the original on 2010-06-20. Retrieved 2010-05-28.
  3. ^ Nast, Condé. "Why is Iceland's Pirate Party so popular?" – via www.wired.co.uk.
  4. ^ "Pirate Parties – Pirate Parties International".