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#Spain Announces #New #Campaign to #Fight #Internet Piracy | TorrentFreak | # ! ☠ The ‘#Problem’…


Spain’s Ministry of  Education, Culture and Sport has announced a new initiative for tackling piracy, especially online. Minister Íñigo Méndez de Vigo said a special prosecutor’s office will be developed alongside enhanced technological and human resources. An educational campaign targeting children is also on the agenda. |Andy | _______ # ! ☠… with Spain is … Continue reading

#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

#Radio #Free #Linux | Linux Journal | # ♩ #Beyond #Technology & #Principles…


You would have a difficult time today finding a radio station that was all-live and did not have some kind of computerized, automated means of storing and playing audio. In a bygone era, hands-on media management of records and tape cartridges (“carts”) was the way of the world. | Alan Peterson | ______________   # ♩  … Continue reading

#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

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

#Exploring #cultures of #agility and #blamelessness| Opensource.com | # ! Dig…


                                     When OpenOrg meets DevOps In October, the OpenOrg and DevOps communities joined forces for an #OpenOrgChat. | The Open Organization | _____________________ # ! … the other #ways to #make #IT… # ! Dig #TheOpenSourceWay. ______ [Source: When OpenOrg meets DevOps | Opensource.com]

 UK #Piracy #Blocklist Silently #Expands With Hundreds of Domains | TorrentFreak | # ! ☠ …


UK Internet providers have added close to 500 URLs to the national pirate site blocklist. The expansion follows a request from copyright holders who frequently add new proxies for sites that have previously been barred. Despite this mass-update, the ongoing blocking whack-a-mole is far from over. | Ernesto | __________   # ! #Copyright enforcement as … 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]

#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

This year, the #InternetArchive #celebrated its 20th #birthday | Opensource.com | # ! Not Even The Fire*…


The Internet Archive celebrated its 20th birthday with over 600 people who gathered to pay their respects and hear about the latest projects and features. | VM (Vicky) Brasseur | ___________________ # ! … will end the #Human #Nature of #Sharing. * http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Internet-Archive-s-S-F-office-damaged-in-fire-4960703.php ** # ! … for much ‘#They’ try it… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_destroyed_libraries *** # ! Indeed, we … 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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