Yeah yeah, a pirate party looking to stick it to The Man by launching its own torrent tracker. Nice work. But actually, the Canadian Pirate Party is at least claiming a different motivation for its new scheme. “We’re starting a BitTorrent tracker to show artists how to properly use P2P technology in order to gain access to a cheap and efficient marketing and distribution network,” says spokesperson Jake Daynes. “In addition we hope to show the public that P2P is not only for `illegal’ activity, and that it can be used to allow aspiring artists access to the global stage.” It’s asking artists to submit their own tracks to the site.

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