Friday, January 06, 2012

BBC News - Sweden recognises new file-sharing religion Kopimism

Interesting times

A "church" whose central tenet is the right to file-share has been formally recognised by the Swedish government.

The Church of Kopimism claims that "kopyacting" - sharing information through copying - is akin to a religious service.

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The church, which holds CTRL+C and CTRL+V (shortcuts for copy and paste) as sacred symbols, does not directly promote illegal file sharing, focusing instead on the open distribution of knowledge to all.

BBC News - Sweden recognises new file-sharing religion Kopimism

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