Pirates Parties: Political Product of Information Society

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2012-12-93-104

T. Rovinskaya, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO RAN), 23, Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation (mirtania@rambler.ru).

Abstract. This article considers the relatively new political phenomena of “pirate parties”, which arose as an answer to specific problems of information distribution and intellectual property in the modern information society. The author investigates the history and development of the “pirate movement” all over the world, including Russia. The pirates’ ideological platform and new definitions for democracy of information society are analyzed in details.

Keywords: Internet, Internet users, information society, information exchange, information piracy, pirate, pirate party movement, “liquid democracy”

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Rovinskaya T. Pirates Parties: Political Product of Information Society. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2012, no. 12, pp. 93-104. https://doi.org/10.20542/0131-2227-2012-12-93-104

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