The Law No. 2/2011 amended the Spanish Copyright Act to create an administrative body – the Second Section of the Intellectual Property Commission – which orders injunctions against information society services who infringe on copyright. Its functioning was later amended by Law No. 21/2014. The IP Commission targets particularly websites providing links to infringing works in a purposeful and massive way; it may also require payment, advertising, and access service providers to stop providing their services to the infringer (see above Spanish Copyright Act.
Topic, claim, or defense
Type of service provider
General or Non-Specified
OSP obligation considered
Block or Remove
General intermediary liability model
Takedown/Act Upon Administrative Request