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#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

Why #RedHat is #happy to #have #others #make #billions on #its #OpenSource #dime – TechRepublic | # ! …


Red Hat is targeting $5 billion in revenue for itself, but it is enabling other companies to make much more than that using its products. |  Matt Asay | ____________   # ! … yes, sometimes, what we do for others # ! is what realy makes us feel good. # ! … so is … 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

#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]

#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

#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

#Copyright #Troll #BacksDown When #Faced With #Exposure | TorrentFreak | # ! What a #Business…


Companies that make money from threatening alleged file-sharers are known for their bullying tactics but those who are prepared to fight back can enjoy success. A letter sent by a defense lawyer to the copyright trolls behind the movie London Has Fallen provides an excellent and highly entertaining example. | Andy | _______ # ! … … Continue reading

#Why #enterprises #embrace #OpenSource | CIO.com | # ! … #Transparency, #Security…


CIO.com columnist Bernard Golden attends a couple of conferences and comes away with both an understanding of Enterprise IT’s commitment to open source and some practical advice for anyone considering open source enterprise solutions. | Bernard Golden | ________________ # ! … #Innovation…? # ! #Get Them #All: deploy #OpenSource / #FreeSoftware to make # ! … Continue reading

AT&T has $80 billion deal to purchase Time Warner Inc. (and with it, HBO) | Ars Technica | # ! 8-) $$!! …


Owning Time Warner would boost AT&T media ambitions, raise competition concerns. | Jon Brodkin | _____________   # ! … 😎 $$!! .. this kind of #mergers not only #damage #customers (Pe@ple) # ! but, also, #throttles the #contents supply*… # ! They shouldn’t be allowed. [* As it already happened with the Music Labels, in … Continue reading

What the #history of #OpenSource #teaches us about #strategic #advantage | Opensource.com | # ! #Feel…


Open source visionary Bob Young recalls his early insights into open source—and explains what they can teach open organizations today. |  Bobby Martin | _______________ Bob Young on open’s strategic advantage [The free software movement started like many other movements: A group of bright, spirited people felt controlled by a greater power and rose up … 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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