Spanish government wants to ban memes

Protests against another example of Spain's Gagging Laws.

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.