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.

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    Rob, 25 Jun 2009 @ 4:39am

    Three Strike for the RIAA

    I think we should impose a three strikes law on the RIAA. For every person they falsely accuse of file sharing, they get a strike. If they get three strikes, they get kicked off the planet.

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