Pirate Party of Turkey
|Ideology||Pirate politics, Freedom of Information, privacy, copyright and patent reform, transparency of government|
|International affiliation||Pirate Parties International|
|Colours||Black/White (Not official)|
The party opposes the dismantlement of civil rights in telephony and on the Internet, in particular the European data retention policies and Turkey's view on Internet censorship. It also opposes various measures of surveillance of citizens.
It promotes in particular an enhanced transparency of government by implementing open source governance and providing for APIs to allow for electronic inspection and control of government operations by the citizen.
- Steinke, Peter (December 19, 2008), "Wahlleiter lässt kleine Parteien zu: Freie Fahrt für die Piraten", Frankfurter Rundschau (in German).