Sweden: Piracy by Radio

There is a new kind of pirate on the high seas—the radio buccaneer. His prey is a country with a state radio loaded with classical music, edifying lectures and a ban on commercials. All that is necessary is an old freighter equipped with a radio transmitter, a safe anchorage beyond the three-mile territorial limit, and a supply of jazz and popular records. Since there are invariably more lowbrows than highbrows in any given country, the pirate soon has an eager army of listeners, and a flock of sponsors eager to press money...

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