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Spanish Sinde law sparks 79 site takedown requests in first month

Spain's new Comisión de Propiedad Intelectual body, created as part of the recent Sinde anti-piracy legislation, has revealed it received 292 complaints in its first month.
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Personal radio service Senzari launches in Spain

Senzari is the latest startup looking to take a bite out of Pandora's lunch, with personal radio. It launched in the US last year but has now gone live in Spain through a local partnership with MTV.
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Personal radio service Senzari launches in Spain

Senzari is the latest startup looking to take a bite out of Pandora's lunch, with personal radio. It launched in the US last year (Bulletin, 1-Dec-11), but has now gone live in Spain through a local partnership with MTV
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Rdio expands to Spain and Portugal

Streaming music service Rdio has gone live in Spain and Portugal, making them its seventh and eighth markets. The service has a catalogue of more than 12m songs in both countries, and its apps are live there too alongside...
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Rdio expands to Spain and Portugal

Streaming music service Rdio has gone live in Spain and Portugal, making them its seventh and eighth markets.
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PiracyWatch: India, Holland, Spain, Japan…

Plenty of developments in anti-piracy to talk about from the last couple of weeks, from around the world.
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Spanish PM abandons plans for anti-piracy legislation

Spain's reputation as a troubled market for entertainment piracy looks set to continue, after outgoing prime minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero admitted he has abandoned plans for anti-piracy legislation.
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Spanish culture minister predicts new digital launches once new laws takes effect

Spain has long been labelled a blackspot for digital piracy, but the government there is hoping that its upcoming 'Sinde Law' - named after culture minister Angeles Gonzalez-Sinde - will change that. "There are Spanish companies...
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Three men arrested in PlayStation hacking investigation

Three Spanish men have been arrested as part of the investigation into the Anonymous collective's recent hack attacks on Sony's PlayStation Network and related services. The arrests were made in Almeria, Barcelona and Valencia,...
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Spanish anti-piracy legislation comes under the WikiLeaks spotlight

Controversy is building in Spain after the release of a new batch of WikiLeaks cables, which appear to show US diplomatic pressure on the Spanish government to enact anti-piracy legislation. As reported in Spanish newspaper...
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Report claims

A report compiled by IDC Research for the Spanish Coalition of Content Creators and Industries claims that piracy in Spain cost rightsholders a massive €5.2 billion in the first half of 2010. That's based on pirated...
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File-sharing? It’s just like lending books…

Not our view, but that of Spanish judges, ruling on a lawsuit against P2P site CVCDGO. They ruled that the site does not violate copyright law because it doesn't actually host infringing content - it merely links to it. But...