Posts Categorized: Politics

Google News and Spain: control of the freedom of press?

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So, Spain now has a new law that requires news publications to charge aggregators, such as Google News, for showing even small snippets. Because, like, copyright and blah-blah-blah, they’re stealing our content!!!!! type of thing. Never mind that inclusion in the news was voluntary and websites could opt-out. No, because greed covered their eyes and […]

Soon airlines will finally be forced to post the real price

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Finally. It doesn’t happen often, but there is a new regulation that I wholeheartedly support. Starting from January 24th 2012 airfares in ads will have to include taxes and fees. Yes! It means when the ticket costs $1500 it won’t be advertised as $500 super fare, which just happen to have extra thousand bucks in […]