In recent days, the contents of newspapers and magazines have been hacked and disseminated through social networks or WhatsApp, which is a criminal offense that can be prosecuted and punished. In particular, this is a crime against intellectual and industrial property, according to legal sources, which carries associated sentences of between six months and four years in prison, as well as a fine of twelve to twenty-four months. . It involves people who make the newspaper illegal, both the one who first sends the contents and those who forward it to their various contacts, often without knowing that it is a crime .
In the case of Diary of Girona A manipulated piece of news circulating on the networks was talking about a coronavirus-positive in Estartit that never existed. The manipulation author sent a screenshot of the web with the headline and the text manipulated.