The one thing I find curious is that, as with lots of Spanish websites, sourcing is vague and intellectual property appear not to be an issue. While one part of the Spanish blogosphere suffers periodic attacks of outrage at plagiarism in the traditional media, another more substantial part devotes considerable energies to reproducing copyright material without permission. Conflict with law and practice is quite normal in Spain, but I still find it curious.
- Duffin Dagels’ rip-off of Dunkin’ Donuts – brand theft at its most vulgar
Here. At least the Vuitton fakes look good for a week, but you’d have to be pretty subnormal to be seen
- Content theft on the web
Patricia Metola is a fine illustrator who’s had enough of people ripping off her work for profit or not. This contempt
- Free English-language Iberian climate atlas
Authored by the Spanish and Portuguese state meteorology services, an 80-page PDF with a good range of temperature and precipitation data
- Barcelona’s greatest Dutch pop star
Siegfried Anton den Boer/Siegfried Andre Den Boer Kramer/Anthony van den Boer/Tony Ronald/Tonny Ronald etc, born Arnhem 1941/1943/1944, permanently resident in Barcelona
- 56K pre-1600 ghits for inauthor:”Desiderius Erasmus” on Google Books
That’s a pretty big WTF.