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 #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

#Twitter’s #Woes Signal the #End of the #Social #Wars | WIRED | # ! °‿° Don’t worry…


Who wants something that’s not the future? | Klint Finley | ____________   # ! °‿° … these are not ‘#SocialWars’, these are ‘#Companies Wars’… # ! ‘The #Social’ will stay #alive, independently of the #platforms… # ! Pe@ple will find the way to stay connected… ______ [Source: Twitter’s Woes Signal the End of the Social … Continue reading

The #Rise of #CyberCrime as a #Service | cioinsight.com | # ! ☠ New #threats…


A steady growth of exploit kits is facilitating cyber-crime as a service, ransomware organizations are at risk with cyber security basics and cybersecurity best practice | Karen A. Frenkel | ________________   # ! … for the connected People/computers… # ! Start with the ancient #defense: #Information. _______ [Source: The Rise of Cyber-Crime as a Service]

#Europe’s #new #lobbying #rules are #timid, #shameless say #transparency orgs | Ars Technica UK | # ! #Sad to see…


Google, Microsoft spend a lot on EU lobbying, but proposed rules unlikely to affect them. | Jennifer Baker | _______________   # ! … #democracy #sold to a bunch of #unscrupulous #companies… (# ! #ThisIsNotDemocracy.) _______ [Source: Europe’s new lobbying rules are timid, shameless say transparency orgs | Ars Technica UK]

#Identity: Our Last #Stand | Linux Journal | # ! #Respect The #uniqueness…


Linux has built countless cathedrals, but still no bazaar. By that I mean every corporate cathedral you can shake a mouse at is full of Linux, yet Linux has not yet enabled a free and open marketplace for every business and every customer. | Doc Searls | ____________   # ! … that brings The #Exceptional … Continue reading

This #lawsuit could be the beginning of the #end for #DRM | Defective by Design | # ! #imagine…


Our friends at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) recently filed a lawsuit challenging Section 1201 of the US’s Digital Millenium Copyright Act, which provides legal reinforcement to the technical shackles of Digital Restrictions Management (DRM). Defective by Design applauds this lawsuit and agrees with the EFF that Section 1201 violates the right to freedom of … Continue reading

#EU Court: #NotForProfit #Hyperlinking #Usually #Not #Copyright #Infringement | TorrentFreak | # ! …


A ruling from the European Court of Justice has clarified when the posting of hyperlinks to infringing works is to be considered a ‘communication to the public’. Those who post links to content they do not know is infringing in a non-commercial environment can relax, but for those doing so during the course of business … 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

Rather Than Coming Up With Brand New Taxes For Tech Companies, The #EU Just #Issues A Massive #Fine On #Apple | Techdirt | # ! …


For quite some time now, we’ve seen EU regulators talk fairly openly about their desires to harm American internet companies, mostly in a misguided attempt to boost local European companies (and to collect more money). It’s why we keep hearing about weird, carefully targeted regulations designed to pump up how much money companies like Google, … Continue reading

#Copyright Group, In Arguing #Against #FCC’s Set Top Box #Proposal, …| Techdirt | # ! #Betamax #Reloaded…


… Appears To Argue That VCRs & DVRs Are Also Illegal from the that’s-not-how-it-works dept Earlier this month, we wrote about how the Copyright Officer had filed a really bizarre and legally dubious comment with the FCC concerning the FCC’s plan to open up competition in TV set top boxes, ending cable company’s monopoly on … 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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