In 2010 officials were preparing to award Joaquin Garcia for his 20 years of civil service in Cadiz, Spain — until they realized that for six of those years he hadn’t been doing his job. Now, 69-year-old Garcia is facing a fine of nearly 27,000 euros (roughly $30,000), which would be only a fraction of the money he made doing nothing.
Ana: Why being in Zaragoza must I listen to 30 seconds of commercials in Catalan? Spotify España: Hi Ana. We’re sorry for the inconvenience. Could you tell us which ad it was? Greetings. Jot Down Magazine: “Sorry for the inconvenience” (?)
And this is Spain, fellas. Where you can hear all your songs in English, all the perfume ads in French, but if you hear a 30 second commercial in ONE CO-OFFICIAL LANGUAGE of your own country, you immediately complain.
And Spotify apologizing for “the inconvenience” just adds insult to injury, tbh.