“In short: Without them, there would now be a “three-strikes” scheme in Europe, and ACTA would most likely have been in global effect. Instead, the political support for copyright monopoly reform has grown by orders of magnitude, and finally, there are subtle but very important changes in the language used by Parliament.
Without the Pirate MEPs, ACTA would be a global treaty today well on its way to coming into force, with all what that means...
Comment: If you live in Europe and you like the internet, read this!
Via Sepp Hasslberger