Why not elect a real pirate to Parliament?February 6, 2011 Tim WorstallPolitics3 CommentsYes, why not. After all, the place is already full of scabrous, scurvy, dogs, so why not have one who admits it from the outset? previousOn moderate drinkingnextDon\’t these people get it? 3 thoughts on “Why not elect a real pirate to Parliament?” Phil Hunt February 6, 2011 at 1:43 pm You calling me a “scabrous, scurvy, dog”? I’ll set my laywer onto you! 🙂 We’re information policy reformers — copyright laws don’t work in the digital age, and the Digital Economy Act will only make things worse. This country is moving from being an industrial society to an information society, but the politicians don’t understand that. What we need is a new politics based on the understanding that you can’t have a modern, free society without a free internet (why do you think the Egyptian govmt took it down?), and that it isn’t possible to prevent file sharing without abolishing freedom and privacy on the internet. JohnW February 6, 2011 at 6:47 pm Why not elect a real pirate to Parliament? Or a clown So Much For Subtlety February 7, 2011 at 2:05 am JohnW – “Or a clown” Or a porn star. Although la Cicciolina’s experience was not in *f**king* millions of people as such. But close. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.