15
Jan/09

Copyright Police Crash Spanish Wedding?


Ars Technica: Copyright Cop Wedding Crashers Fined By Spanish Court:

The next time you have a wedding, make sure your videographer isn’t a secret spy for the RIAA or similar copyright group. This real-life scenario happened to a couple in Spain thanks to the efforts of the Spanish General Society of Authors and Editors (SGAE), a rights group for musicians and artists. But although the group managed to bust the reception venue for copyright violations, SGAE itself has been fined for violating the privacy of the newlyweds.

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