Spain’s new website ownership rules [Article]

A reminder to be thankful that you can view this link, because in  Spain, website owners can now get six years in prison for linking to copyrighted material.

The country enacted the law as a response to pressure from the US, where ironically the law is not as strict. Spain is in danger of being added to a list of countries that Washington considers to be the most egregious violators of copyright law, meaning it could be subject to trade sanctions from the US. 

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