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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

#Kaspersky #accuses #Microsoft of #anticompetitive #bundling of #antivirus #software | Ars Technica UK | # ! …


In some situations, Windows 10 will disable third party anti-malware products. | Peter Bright | _____________   # ! … or it’s that ‘#They’ never learn # ! or that MS is #cheating* #Europe… # ! # ! If I were you… # ! 😉 [* # ! Check: European Commision vs Microsoft: chronology of the … Continue reading

OpenBR | Home | # ! The #OpenSource #Solution…


A communal biometrics framework supporting the development of open algorithms and reproducible evaluations. | OpenBR | __________     # ! … to the (#Logical) #Distrust towards the #Biometrics stuff… ______ [Source: OpenBR | Home]

#French plan for #biometric #database of 60 #million #people sparks #outcry | itworld.com | # ! #Data without #Control…


When the French government quietly announced, in the middle of a holiday weekend, the merging of two files to create a megadatabase holding the biometrics of almost 60 million French citizens, it was clearly hoping to avoid an outcry. | Peter Sayer | ____________ # ! … will rise all kinds of (still unknown) risks… # … 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

#Internet #providers will soon #need #permission to #share #your #web #browsing #history | The Verge | # ! ☺✌ A Victory…


                         New privacy rules require opting-in to sensitive sharing  | Jacob Kastrenakes Oct 27, 2016, 10:41a | ______________________________ # ! …for #People’s #Prvacy, a #Victory for #Freedom, a Victory for # ! #Democacy, gained through every@nes effort. # ! Now, it’s to be seen how the  rules are effectively enforced. ______ [Source: Internet providers will … Continue reading

#French #surveillance #law is #unconstitutional after all, highest court says | CSO Online | # ! Oh, ‘#Security’, …


The French Constitutional Council has taken another look at a new security law it waved through in July 2015, and found it wanting. | Peter Sayer | __________     # ! 😦 … how many #outrages are #commited in ‘Your Name’… _______ [Source: French surveillance law is unconstitutional after all, highest court says | … Continue reading

How #EdwardSnowden #started a #conversation that is #changing the #world | Access Now | # ! 8-) …


Edward Snowden did the right thing when he exposed surveillance practices that damage human rights worldwide. He should be pardoned. | AccessNow | ____________   # ! 😎 … #Transparency #enforces #Security # ! … and #Democracy itself. ______ [Source: How Edward Snowden started a conversation that is changing the world – Access Now]

#Google Has Quietly #Dropped #Ban on #Personally #Identifiable #Web #Tracking | ProPublica | # ! …


Google is the latest tech company to drop the longstanding wall between anonymous online ad tracking and user’s names. | by Julia Angwin ProPublica, Oct. 21, 2016, 8 a.m. | ___________________________ # ! … perhaps anyone believed that there was privacy anytime in digital data running through public/private telecommunications infrastructures… … since #ECHELON… in the Seventies? … 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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