File sharing recognized as an official religion in Sweden

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
Staff member
File sharing has officially been recognized as a religion by the Swedish government agency Kammarkollegiet. The Church of Kopimism reportedly applied for religious status three times over the course of…

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Ranger12

TS Evangelist
Isn't that the same country that considers Star Wars a religion? Or was that some other European country.
 

amstech

IT Overlord
I know the average IQ in the US is lower then any generation in the last 2000 years but I didn't know this level of stupidity was reaching other Countries.
 

TekGun

TS Booster
Actually this is quite smart, at leat if you are into sharing files. I doubt they did it because they belive in an almighty p2p being.

"The group?s leader hopes that their beliefs will be considered in future lawmaking"
 
G

Guest

"The church, which holds CTRL+C and CTRL+V (keyboard shortcuts for copy and paste) as sacred symbols."

What about CTRL+Z, CTRL+A and ALT+TAB? Pffff...
 

treetops

TS Evangelist
Tomorrow will see a news headline that reads "File sharing church in swedens records taken by the USA feds"
 

Emin3nce

TS Rookie
Silly silly posters. The reason they would make this a religion, is so they can't get attacked for sharing illegally at their "share" sessions as it's part of their mass.
 
G

Guest

"The only way to Heaven is through Bill "Pearly" Gates."

Haha nice call.
 

Richy2k9

TS Enthusiast
hello ...

humm, that's interesting, well then there must be a copy devil and a paste god ... want to meet them to check their papers! Anyone wants to start a new bible ?

Happy New Year to everyone...

cheers!
 
G

Guest

oh goodness !

Sodom and Gomorrah here we come.

and I thought that dude from Iran was kinda "funny".

One natural disaster coming your way.
 
G

Guest

not all religions have a god or devil... this is a religion that worships the power of knowledge something tangible yet at the same time immaterial in our world rather than beings we can barely conceive of let alone tangibly hold/see/obtain. it's a rather interesting approach and one i respect quite deeply
 

John Staerck

TS Rookie
Ranger12 said:
Isn't that the same country that considers Star Wars a religion? Or was that some other European country.
I believe you are referring to the 2001 and 2011 UK population census that allowed people to enter "Jedi" as religion.