Kopimism have attempted to achieve legal recognition in Sweden for over a year. Chairman of the Council of Churches, Gutstav Nipe, said Kopimism have tried three times to register at the Swedish Agency for Administrative Services. But just before Christmas yesterday, officially recognized religions. With this recognition from the Swedish government, the Church will Kopimism legally protected in the country and have potential access to funding assistance from the government.
Recognition Kopimism Church is the latest success for Europe are struggling to provide free and open internet freedom. The presence of this teaching in accordance with the Pirate Party ', which was formed in Sweden in 2006. The party aims to reform copyright laws and patents and to protect online access to information. Pirate Party won more than 7 percent of the vote in the Swedish general election of 2009, and has spawned an international movement under the banner "Pirate Parties International". Not everything has gone smoothly for the Church Kopimism. Many of the international insistence on the existence of such teachings because it is still controversial.