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#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

#NetNeutrality: #BEREC on the #Right #Path, Let’s #Keep the #Pressure on | La Quadrature du Net | # ! @‿@✌…


Paris, 30 September 2016 — Net Neutrality is one of central challenge in the application of fundamental rights in the digital space. Too often it has been only considered as a technical or commercial issue, but it has serious impact on the real exercise of right to freedom of speech, right to information and on … Continue reading

A #Paranoid #Surveillance #State Is #Not What Will #Keep #Americans #Safe | Alternet | # ! …


The lessons we should have learned from post-9/11 government overreach. | Karen J. Greenberg / TomDispatch | ______________________________   # ! … nor any@ne else around the world… # ! Indeed, it seems to make things worse # ! causing people feel more insecure being watched all the tme… # ! #Security #measures must be #polished. … Continue reading

#EuropeanUnion #plans to offer #free #WiFi to #all | ITworld | # ! ✌@‿@ #United…


Free Wi-Fi for all: That was one of the proposals to come out of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s annual State of the European Union address on Wednesday. | Peter Sayer @ IDG News Service | ___________________________     # ! … thru free (or -really- affordable) wireless connection: Good Plan. # ! Let’s see … Continue reading

#Sengi IT – #BigBrother needs to be #stopped! | Indiegogo | # ! To #Follow…


Use your chance to regain control of your digital identity & support the Worldwide Independence Day! | INDIEGOGO | _____________   # ! — #Personal #Cloud #Stoage Really #Safe… and #Private. # ! Now in #Progress, #TheOpenSourceWay. # ! Stay Informed. ______ [Source: Sengi IT – Big Brother needs to be stopped! | Indiegogo]

#Take #action to #stop #secret #lobbying | Democracy International e.V. | # ! #For the #Politics’…


# ! (Indeed, On 12 September, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) who sit on the committee on constitutional affairs (AFCO) will presumably vote on the report on “Transparency, integrity and accountability in the EU institutions”. The report includes important proposals on how to make decision-making in Brussels more transparent and ethical. … | Democracy … Continue reading

#AntiPiracy Groups #Petition #Clinton & #Trump for #Tough #Copyright #Laws | TorrentFreak | # ! Well, why…


Two leading anti-piracy groups have penned an open letter and Change.org petition calling on Clinton and Trump to adopt a tough approach to copyright law. Copyright Alliance and CreativeFuture, which count dozens of major studios and record labels among their members, say that protecting content is vital, no matter which party is in power. | … Continue reading

#Madrid City #Adopts #Strong #Transparency and #Lobby #Regulation #Rules | Access Info Europe | # ! …


Madrid, 27 July 2016 – The Madrid City Council today approved one of the most progressive sub-national transparency regimes in Europe, encompassing proactive publication on a broad scale, the right to request information, including via anonymous requests, and a strong lobby regulation that requires the registration of lobbyists before they meet with public  officials. | … Continue reading

#Government #Hacking and #Subversion of #Digital #Security | Electronic Frontier Foundation | # ! ☠ #WARNING…


Too often, the policies and practices of law enforcement and intelligence agencies can be disastrous for security. Attempts to weaken encryption through law, policy, or informal pressure can make technology devices less secure for everyone. Government agents may infiltrate, copy, delete, or damage data during digital investigations. … | eff.org | ___________   # ! … Continue reading

#Rightscorp #Threatens #Every #ISP in the United States | TorrentFreak | # ! A #sad #precedent…


Following a court win by its client BMG over Cox Communications this week, Rightscorp has issued an unprecedented warning to every ISP in the United States today. Boasting a five-year trove of infringement data against Internet users, Rightscorp warned ISPs that they can either cooperate or face the consequences. | Andy | __________   # ! … 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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