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Spanish government passes law

The spanish government has decided to pass a new legislation that will block websites selling pirated material within ten days of being online. The new law is called the Sinde law named after the Spanish Culture Minister Angeles Gonzalez- Sinde. The Intellectual Property Commission will decide whether the website will have legal repercussions. The entertainment industry is pleased about this new law, but bloggers and many online-journalists find that this law is pretty harsh. To read further click here.