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 developing large websites and U.S. companies that are seriously studying how to enter the European market.” she tells Reuters. “Until now US companies were considering abandoning our country, closing their headquarters and even their delegations because it wasn’t worth it.” The new law aims to make it easier to shut down copyright-infringing websites. Sinde suggests that Spanish retailers Corte Ingles and FNAC may be planning to launch streaming video and music services once the new law is in place.

EarPods and phone

Tools: platforms to help you reach new audiences

Tools: Kaiber

In the year or so since its launch, AI startup Kaiber has been making waves,…

Read all Tools >>

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *