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Widespread #Protest Against #Dangerous “#RepeatInfringer” #Piracy #Verdict | TorrentFreak | # ! Another…


A broad range of industry associations, academic institutions, libraries and digital rights groups have submitted their opinions on the landmark piracy case between Cox Communications and BMG. They all warn the court that the district court’s decision to hold the ISP available for pirating subscribers can have disastrous implications. | Ernesto | _________   # ! … Continue reading

#Globalization is #worth #saving. Here’s #how to #do it | World Economic Forum | # ! Still there are ways: …


There’s a big reason globalization is worth saving: the open global economy has helped lift over a billion people out of extreme poverty. | Arancha González Laya, Executive Director, International Trade Centre | ______________________________________   # ! … ‘#Think #Global, #Act Global’ ~   # ! … AND #Open and #Fair for Every@ne. _______ [Source: … 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

#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

#PirateParty #Books #Election #Victory in #Iceland | TorrentFreak | # ! ✌☺ The #Politics of #Sharing #wins…


The Pirate Party in Iceland booked an important victory in the local parliamentary election today, scoring 14.5% of the total vote. While lower than most polls predicted, it marks the first time that a Pirate Party, anywhere in the world, has a serious shot at taking part in a government coalition. | Ernesto | _________ … Continue reading

#Internet #providers will soon #need #permission to #share #your #web #browsing #history | The Verge | # ! ☺✌ A Victory…


                         New privacy rules require opting-in to sensitive sharing  | Jacob Kastrenakes Oct 27, 2016, 10:41a | ______________________________ # ! …for #People’s #Prvacy, a #Victory for #Freedom, a Victory for # ! #Democacy, gained through every@nes effort. # ! Now, it’s to be seen how the  rules are effectively enforced. ______ [Source: Internet providers will … Continue reading

Despite Administration’s Promises, Most #Government #Transparency #Still The #Work Of #Whistleblowers And #Leakers | Techdirt | # ! …


from the the-government-can-doxx-you,-but-not-itself dept Meet the new transparency/Same as the old transparency: The Justice Department has kept classified at least 74 opinions, memos and letters on national security issues, including… | Tim Cushing | _____________   # ! … well, it seems that #Transparency keeps on being # ! no more than another #Buzzword… # ! … Continue reading

#French #surveillance #law is #unconstitutional after all, highest court says | CSO Online | # ! Oh, ‘#Security’, …


The French Constitutional Council has taken another look at a new security law it waved through in July 2015, and found it wanting. | Peter Sayer | __________     # ! 😦 … how many #outrages are #commited in ‘Your Name’… _______ [Source: French surveillance law is unconstitutional after all, highest court says | … Continue reading

#PirateParty On Course For #Historic #Election #Win in #Iceland | TorrentFreak | # ! ☠ Welcome, …


The Pirate Party in Iceland continues its shakeup of the local political arena. According to the latest polls the party now has a serious shot at taking part in the next Government coalition, with roughly 20 percent of all votes one week before the parliamentary elections. |  Ernesto | __________   # ! … (#Real) … 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

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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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