Pirate Party (Spain)
|President||Ultano Peña Jaquete|
|Secretary-General||Antonio Navarro Sanchez|
|Founded||6 December 2006|
Av. de los Reyes de España N° 38
Freedom of information
Accessibility of culture
|International affiliation||Pirate Parties International|
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The Pirate Party (Spanish: Partido Pirata; short: PIRATA, "Pirate") is a political party in Spain based on the model of the Swedish Pirate Party. It was registered by the Ministry of Interior on 6 December 2006.
The party pays attention to citizen's rights and freedom, proposes a reform of the Information Society Services Law of Spain (Spanish: Ley de Servicios de la Sociedad de Información de España - LSSI), and proposes the creation of appropriate legislation for RFID. Furthermore, the party requests the accessibility of culture, and the consideration of the Internet as a basic and neutral service. PIRATA opposes any kind of Internet censorship, as well as any charges on digital media and the Internet. The party favors a declination of private monopolies and software patents. The party also proposes the use of free software in the administration.
General elections in Spain, 2011
On 20 November 2011 general elections were held of which the winner was the conservative People's Party. The Pirate Party did not manage to obtain any electoral representation.
Congress of Deputies
|District||Autonomous Community||Vote||Valid Percent||Seats|
|District||Autonomous Community||Cand.1||% C1||Cand.2||% C2||Cand.3||% C3||Seats|
|Total submitted||000||0,00%||0, 00||0,00%||000||0,00%||0|
|Total State||000||0,00%||0, 00||0,00%||000||0, 00%||0|