The distribution or public dissemination through the Internet, telephone or any other information or communication technology of content specifically intended to promote, encourage or incite the commission of the crimes provided for in this chapter and in chapters II bis. and IV of this title will be punished with a fine of six to twelve months or a prison sentence of one to three years.
The judicial authorities will order the adoption of the necessary measures for the removal of the contents referred to in the previous paragraph, for the interruption of the services that predominantly offer said contents or for the blocking of both when located abroad.
art 189 bis cp
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Article 189 bis of the Penal Code Spanish establishes the penalties for distribution or public dissemination of content specifically intended to promote, encourage or incite the commission of crimes related to prostitution and the sexual exploitation and corruption of minors.
Following the update published on 06/05/2021 that enters into force on 06/25/2021, this article is modified by final provision 6.23 of Organic Law 8/2021, of June 4. Previously, he said the following:
When, in accordance with the provisions of article 31 bis, a legal person is responsible for the crimes included in this Chapter, the following penalties will be imposed:
a) Fine of three to five times the benefit obtained, if the crime committed by the Physical person He is scheduled to be sentenced to imprisonment for more than five years.
b) Fine of double to quadruple the benefit obtained, if the crime committed by the natural person carries a prison sentence of more than two years not included in the previous section.
c) Fine of double to triple the profit obtained, in the rest of the cases.
Taking into account the rules established in article 66 bis, judges and courts may also impose the penalties included in letters b) to g) of section 7 of article 33.
Article 189 bis – Modified with effect from 06/25/2021