Following Germany’s Lead Spain Passes Misguided “Google Tax” Anti-Piracy Law

by Greg Sterling
Given the saga of Germany’s ill-conceived and poorly implemented “ancillary copyright law” one would have thought that another European government wouldn’t immediately duplicate the mistake. But that’s exactly what’s happened in Spain. Spanish newspaper publishers, hoping to turn Google into a source of compulsory licensing revenue, worked to pass a new law that imposes stri ...Read the full article