Three Strikes Rejected In Spain

from the another-one-down dept

It seems like the recording industry's grand plan to get ISPs to be their copyright police isn't getting very far. Consumer and legal backlash around the world seems to have stopped it cold. The latest is in Spain, where the entire concept of a three strikes regime has been taken off the table. Instead, the plan in Spain is to go after file sharing sites and services -- as we've seen them do a lot lately. The only problem? Spanish courts have found both that personal, non-commercial file sharing is legal and that sites that are merely pointing to content are not liable for whether or not the content is infringing.

Filed Under: spain, three strikes

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    Anonymous Coward, 25 Jun 2009 @ 12:15am

    Maybe France..?

    I'd like for France to see the pain the US has to bear with it's recent Jammie Thomas Case.

    However, I believe that they will have a very difficult time saying no to Three Strikes.

    But, in the off chance situation that they did say "NO", we'd probably have to clean up the Statue Of Liberty, agree to not call French Fries Freedom Fries, finally decide on aluminum versus copper wiring, and also figure some other things out regarding properties of Campaigns and Cogniacs.

    Oh the horror.

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