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Hacker Wins Election As Pirate Party Leader

In the wake of the Panama Papers hacking scandal, computer programmer Smári McCarthy decided he needed to apply his "hacking for good" philosophy to politics. As a member of the Pirate Party - a political party formed around the concept of extreme transparency - Smári was elected to Parliament in Iceland and is trying to use a hacker mindset to improve his country and the world.

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