Pirate Party of Galicia

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Pirates of Galicia
Piratas de Galicia
Founded 26 December 2011
Headquarters Santiago de Compostela
Ideology Pirate politics
Freedom of Information
Privacy protection
Intellectual property reform
Transparency of government
Direct democracy
International affiliation Pirate Parties International

Pirates of Galicia (Galician: Piratas de Galicia, PIRATA.GAL), is a political party in Galicia, Spain. It inherits the ideology from Pirate Party of Sweden, that seeks the reform of intellectual property and patent laws, the inclusion of direct democracy in the political system and the defense of Human Rights within and outside the Internet.[1]


The party was founded in December 26, 2011 and it is officially admitted in the Register of Political Parties of the Ministry of Interior of Spain on January 26, 2012.[2]

They ran elections for the first time on October 21, 2012 to the Galician Parliament in the provinces of Ourense and Pontevedra. The results were 336 votes in Ourense (0,18% over participation) and 1215 in Pontevedra (0,24% over participation).[3]


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