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File-sharers of the world, rejoice! For you just found religion, even if you didn't know it.

Sweden has become the first country in the world to recognize Kopimism – a belief in the sacred right to file-share – as an official religion.

According to the Missionary Church of Kopimism website, the movement won the right to religious status in late December, after three applications to the Swedish government.

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The tribute to Steve Jobs by Hong Kong design student Jonathan Mak, which became an internet hit. (Screengrab)
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