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#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

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

#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

KickassTorrents #lawyer: “#torrent #sites do #not #violate #criminal #copyright #laws” | Ars Technica | # ! …


Ira Rothken makes similar claims to Megaupload, dubs prosecution’s theory “untenable.”  | Cyrus Farivar – Oct 19, 2016 10:00 am UTC | _____________________________________ # ! … it seems that, fifteen years after ‘The Napster’s Mess’, Law is not clear # ! enough around the Copyright Liability of the File-Sharing sites… ______ [Source: KickassTorrents lawyer: “torrent … Continue reading

Yet Another #Report Says More #Innovation, #Rather Than #More #Enforcement, #Reduces #Piracy | Techdirt | # ! 8-) …


  from the the-data-keeps-flowing dept It’s not like many of us haven’t been saying this for years: but fighting piracy through greater copyright enforcement doesn’t work. It’s never worked and it’s unlikely to ever work. A year ago, we released our big report, The Carrot or the Stick? t | Mike Masnick | ______________   … Continue reading

#LibriVox | #free #PublicDomain | audiobooks | # ! Because, yes…


Free public domain audiobooks Read by volunteers from around the world. | LibriVox | _________     # ! … there are still places to give/get nice free stuff # ! without rising the copyright lobby fury. # ! #EnjoySharing # ! 😉 _______ [Source: LibriVox | free public domain audiobooks]

#CreativeCommons #licenses #under #scrutiny—what does “noncommercial” mean? | Ars Technica | # ! Well, …


Commercial v. noncommercial use of CC licenses. Where’s the line of demarcation? | David Kravets | ______________ # ! … as this writer humbly understand, if the Original work is distributed under # ! a BY-NC-SA 4.0 License, all reuses are permited -Royalty Free- as long as # ! redistribution (in the end, it’s not more … Continue reading

#Google #Highlights #DMCA #Abuse in #New #Copyright #Transparency #Report | TorrentFreak | # ! o.O …


Google has released a new and improved version of its Copyright Transparency Report. The revamped report makes it easier to get insights into over a billion reported URLs. Among other things, Google now specifies how many URLs it does not remove and why, highlighting various cases of DMCA abuse. | Ernesto | _________   # ! … 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

 #JuliaReda: #FreedomToLink #threatened by #EU #court decision and #copyright #plans | juliareda.eu | # ! ☠ …


Today, the European Court of Justice significantly curtailed the freedom to hyperlink – one of the basic building blocks of the web. Together with the new special copyright protection for news articles the European Commission is planning to propose next week, the ability of Europeans to point to things online without having to fear breaking … 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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