The Pirate Party UK, which is dedicated to technology and copyright-law reform, has become an official political party.
The party was registered by the Electoral Commission this week, the party's leader Andrew Robinson told ZDNet UK.
"We're still in the early stages of forming the party," Robinson said Thursday. "We're still very small."
The U.K. organization has around 250 active members, Robinson said.
Electoral Commission registration allows the party to raise funds and list Pirate Party UK candidates at the next general election, which must take place before June 2010. Similar parties … Read more