Spanish government wants to ban memes

Protests against another example of Spain's Gagging Laws.

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Spain’s new popular party government, led by Mariano Rajoy, has said it wants to make the sharing of memes over social media a crime.

The move is another element of Spain’s so-called Gag Law, which has seen restrictions on social media activism and public protest.  The proposed law suggests that memes can "infringe the honour of a person".

Public reaction can be gauged by the #SinMemesNoHayDemocracia hashtag (no democracy without memes).

However, the Popular Party does not have a majority and will have to negotiate every one of its proposals with the opposition.

Source: The Local.