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#ATT just declared #war on an #open #internet (and #us) | The Verge | # ! The #Telecom #Deception…


‘Mobilizing Your World’ sounds like a threat now |  T.C. Sottek | ____________ # ! … keeps ahead. # ! Is it that nobody is going to take #Real Measures..? _______ [Source: AT&T just declared war on an open internet (and us) – The Verge]

#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

Qué es #P2P, cómo #funcionan y #polémica | aprenderinternet.about.com | # ! Sobre #Tecnología y #Usos…


Guía básica de los programas P2P, cómo funcionan, tipos, ventajas, desventajas y la polémica a su alrededor. ¿Se incurre en piratería al usar un P2P? | Luis Castro | ____________ # ! … que son ‘cosas’ #diferentes… # ! #Aprende la #Tecnología y dale un ‘#BuenUso’. [http://www.xataka.com/historia-tecnologica/betamax-30-anos-de-la-sentencia-que-cambio-la-industria-y-no-mato-el-cine] ______ [Fuente: Qué es P2P, cómo funcionan y polémica … Continue reading

“#DRM is Used to #Lock in, #Control and #Spy on #Users” | TorrentFreak | # ! It’s seems not…


In a scathing critique, the Free Software Foundation is urging the U.S. Government to drop the DMCA’s anti-circumvention provisions which protect DRM. The foundation argues that DRM is a violation of users’ rights, which under the guise of copyright protection is used to harm, control and spy on people. | Ernesto | _________ # ! … … Continue reading

#AntiPiracy #Group #Uses ‘#Pirated’ #Code on its #Website | TorrentFreak | # ! :D Caught! …


The Business Software Alliance, a trade group representing Adobe, Apple and Microsoft, is well known for its aggressive anti-piracy campaigns. The organization actively encourages people to snitch on software pirates, luring them with big cash rewards. Amusingly, however, the page where people can report unlicensed software is using ‘unlicensed’ jQuery code. | Ernesto | _________   … Continue reading

 #Lawmakers #Warned That 10 Year #Sentences Could #Apply to #FileSharers | TorrentFreak | # ! ☠ …


The UK is currently forming new legislation that will harmonize sentences for offline and online piracy. While the theoretical 10-year maximum sentence is supposed to target only large-scale pirates, this week MPs were warned that wording in the Digital Economy Bill is not tight enough to exclude file-sharers. | Andy | _______   # ! … Continue reading

#Spotify takes an early weekend, has #outage on Friday afternoon | mashable.com | # ♩ ☠ A random issue…


It has been a long week, and we all deserve to take off a little early. Spotify knows that feel. Its service went down in various part of the U.S. and Europe on Friday afternoon. | Jason Abbruzzese | __________________     # ♩ ☠ … or #old #industry #sabotage…? (# ♩ ☠ Just another chapter of … Continue reading

#Common #Music #Industry #Scams Musicians Should Avoid | thebalance.com | # ♩ ☠ … ! Live…


The path to and through the music industry success is littered with scams. Know what music industry scams to avoid as you start your music career. | Heather McDonald | __________________ # ♩ ☠ … from the #Business who #Blames #Piracy of all ‘#Their’ #Evils… ______ [Source: Common Music Industry Scams Musicians Should Avoid]

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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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