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#Spain Announces #New #Campaign to #Fight #Internet Piracy | TorrentFreak | # ! ☠ The ‘#Problem’…


Spain’s Ministry of  Education, Culture and Sport has announced a new initiative for tackling piracy, especially online. Minister Íñigo Méndez de Vigo said a special prosecutor’s office will be developed alongside enhanced technological and human resources. An educational campaign targeting children is also on the agenda. |Andy | _______ # ! ☠… with Spain is … Continue reading

#Squawkr #Alerts You When a #Pirated #Movie #Leaks #Online | TorrentFreak | # ! Now it’s to be seen…


Are you wondering when the latest blockbuster movies will leak online? Then Squawkr might be something for you. The new service allows people to maintain a watchlist of films and sends alerts when a high-quality scene release appears online. | Ernesto | _________   # ! … who se this tool more… # ! … movie … Continue reading

#Court #Freezes #Megaupload’s #MPAA and #RIAA #Lawsuits | TorrentFreak | # ! Winding…


A federal court in Virginia has granted Megaupload’s request to place the cases filed by the music and movie companies on hold until April next year, while the criminal case remains pending. Meanwhile, Megaupload is working hard to ensure that critical evidence on decaying hard drives is preserved. | Ernesto | ————   # ! … Continue reading

#Jailed #Copyright #Troll #Partner Claims to Be #Fundraiser For #PIPCU | TorrentFreak | # ! #weird…


Earlier this year, UK copyright troll partner Robert Croucher was sent to prison after assaulting an Uber driver. Following an appeal, he’s now a free man and blaming a member of the House of Lords for his poor treatment. Curiously, he also claims to be raising funds for the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit. | Andy … Continue reading

4shared: #Copyright Holders #Abuse Google’s #DMCA #Takedown #System | TorrentFreak | # ! :( Oh, …


Popular file-hosting service 4shared is a true piracy haven, according to some copyright holders. Following numerous complaints the site has had more than 50 million of its URLs removed from Google’s search index. However, according to 4shared many of these are the result of abusive takedown requests. | Ernesto, November 23, 2016 | _________________________   … Continue reading

#MicrosoftLovesLinux #Patent #Tax | Techrights | # ! ‘Sometimes’, <3 #LoveKills ☠ …


Some of the latest reports pertaining to Microsoft’s (and its patent trolls’) pursuit/lobbying for software patents at a time when such patents lose their appeal/lustre in the United States | Dr. Roy Schestowitz | ________________     # ! … so better watch the companion You #choose… ______ [Source: Microsoft Loves Linux Patent Tax | Techrights]

#MacWorld, #PCWorld #Kill #Site #Comments Because They ‘Value And Welcome Feedback’ | Techdirt | # ! O.o …


from the this-muzzle-shows-how-much-I-love-you dept | Too Much Free Time by Karl Bode Tue, Nov 22nd 2016 11:56am | _________________________ For a while now the trend du jour in online media is to not only block your readers from making news story comments, but to insult their intelligence by claiming this muzzling is driven by a … Continue reading

 UK #Piracy #Blocklist Silently #Expands With Hundreds of Domains | TorrentFreak | # ! ☠ …


UK Internet providers have added close to 500 URLs to the national pirate site blocklist. The expansion follows a request from copyright holders who frequently add new proxies for sites that have previously been barred. Despite this mass-update, the ongoing blocking whack-a-mole is far from over. | Ernesto | __________   # ! #Copyright enforcement as … Continue reading

#No Place for Self-Pity, No Room for #Fear: Toni Morrison on the #Artist’s #Task in #Troubled #Times | Brain Pickings | # ! …


“Like failure, chaos contains information that can lead to knowledge — even wisdom.” | Maria Popova | ____________ # ! … #NoFear, # ! Just #keep #working… # ! You’ll Find Your Way. ______ [Source: No Place for Self-Pity, No Room for Fear: Toni Morrison on the Artist’s Task in Troubled Times – Brain Pickings]

#Microsoft just #joined the #LinuxFoundation, but end users won’t notice right away | PCWorld | # ! Well, …


Under Satya Nadella, Microsoft has changed its tune regarding Linux, but don’t expect to see Microsoft applications on a Linux deskotp. | Alex Campbell Tech Hacker | ______________   # ! … now let’s see if #MS* #respects the #Agreements # ! (say -too-) The # ! #Open #Licenses…   [* Microsoft’s Copyrights- and Patents-Based … Continue reading

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD

Gonzalo San Gil, PhD

- Shared Knowledge Technician (aka 'Journo'...) - #OpenSource c@nnector [& brave χ-tester] - [instructor:] Radio Production & (~Rock+) DJin' [Curriculum Vitae Experto en Sociedad de la Información y Entorno Cultural Titulación - Administrador de Sistemas Linux, IBM-CEIM 2012 - Técnico de Redes y Sistemas, MTAS-INEM 2007 - Doctor en CC de la Información-Periodismo UCM 2005 - Licenciado en Comunicación Audiovisual UCM 1991

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