David Maeztu on his excellent legal blog, Del derecho y las normas, points out that the Consejo General del Poder Judicial, the body that governs the Spanish judiciary, uses the same user-search-based auto-complete functionality as Google, for which the latter is suffering a worldwide judicial assault, and which for the former hints at public concerns, particularly regarding the Mossos d’Esquadra, the Catalan “national” police force whose deployment was rushed for political reasons, leading to a relatively high proportion of officers manifestly unfit for purpose.
There are lots of other minor and mysterious gems in there. I was disappointed to find that the Google search for catalana occidente + jabali + hellin provided no more details.
- Spanish judicial independence
Judge Garzón would be ineligible for appointment to the judiciary in England and at the European Court, so why is he
- This is pleasent to walk there the night
The excellent Lenox Napier points us to http://www.ibiza-tourism.net/. This is one of a legion of sites dedicated to spamourism–posting ostensibly useful,
- .cat abuse
puntCAT’s application for the sponsored top level domain .cat clearly states that its purpose is to serve the Catalan linguistic and
- Taken by the gypsies
Interesting report in this morning’s Vanguardia: The man who in mid-November calls the police station of the Mossos d’Esquadra in Vic says
- The exonymy wars: Generalidad de Cataluña and Comunitat de Madrid on Wikipedia
I was amused to note that there are massive flames on the Spanish Wikipedia re the (political) rectitude of using the