Since 2012, Dirk Poot is one of the spokespersons of the Dutch Pirate
Party. In 2010 the Dutch Pirate Party actively partook in the Dutch
parliamentary elections for the first time. Dirk Poot was a candidate MP
at the 2010 elections. The Pirate Party supports a free internet as a
condition for an open and democratic society, as a source of inspiration
and knowledge, and above all as a source of critical information.