Pirates, Activists and Civil Liberties – Interview with Rick Falkvinge, #Pirate Party Founder «
The mature pirate parties are in the process of discovering what this alternative is. We’re not quite there yet, but it’s certainly much, much bigger than just protecting the net against an obsolete copyright industry. There is a reason that there is so much overlap between the Pirate Parties, #Anonymous, and #Occupy_Wall_Street, for instance.
In playing the political game in a parliament with proportional representation, it is not enough to have credible policies and gain votes (which certainly is hard enough). You must also be acutely aware of #game_theory. Fortunately, that’s something that most gamers can do in their sleep – we have a tremendous advantage as a movement in this aspect.