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U.S. #Judge: #Advertiser Is #Not #Liable for #Pirate #Sites | TorrentFreak | # ! First ‘#They’ #chased…


Advertising network JuicyAds has scored an early victory at a California federal court. In a tentative ruling, District Court Judge George Wu says he will grant a motion to dismiss the complaint from adult entertainment publisher ALS Scan. This would mean that the advertiser is not liable for the infringements of any pirate sites it … Continue reading

#Watching #Pirate #Streams #Isn’t #Illegal, #EU #Commission Argues | TorrentFreak | # ! Let’s end definitely…


This week the European Court of Justice heard a crucial case that will give more clarity on the infringing nature of unauthorized streaming. Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN and the Spanish authorities argued that offering or watching pirate streams is a violation of the EU Copyright Directive. However, the European Commission believes that consumers who watch … Continue reading

#AntiPiracy #Outfits #Caught #Fabricating #Takedown #Notices | TorrentFreak | # ! ☠#WARNING…


Not all anti-piracy vendors play fair when it comes to removing copyright-infringing content from the Internet. In fact, there is clear and convincing evidence that several companies ‘make up’ links that have never even existed, perhaps in part to boost their own numbers. | Ernesto | __________     # ! … ☠ #Law #Misuse: #Democracy … 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

#Fail: #AntiPiracy #Outfits Send #Takedown #Request For #NonExistent #Torrents | TorrentFreak | # ! ;) ‘On spec’…


HBO, Paramount Pictures and other copyright holders are sending takedown notices for torrent links that have never existed. The notices accuse sites of distributing recent movies and TV-shows. However, the services in question have been down for a year, showing that anti-piracy groups automatically generate links based on hashes without any verification. | Ernesto | ____________ … Continue reading

Report: #OperatingSystems Should Actively #Block Pirated #Downloads | TorrentFreak | # ! Wait…


Apple, Google and Microsoft, are in an ideal position to deter piracy, according to a new report published by Black Market Watch and the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime. The controversial report opts for voluntary or mandatory blocking of pirated content on the operating system level. | Ernesto | _____________   # ! … now … Continue reading

#FairUse #Threatens #Innovation, #Copyright #Holders #Warn | TorrentFreak | # ! … #Royalties’ #grabbers say…


Various music and movie industry groups have warned that fair use exceptions are a threat. The groups were responding to proposals put forward in Australia by the Government’s Productivity Commission. They claim that content creators will be severely disadvantaged if fair use is introduced Down Under. | Ernesto | ____________   # ! … what it … Continue reading

#UK #Bill Introduces 10 #Year #Prison Sentence for #Online #Pirates | TorrentFreak | # ! #Dissuasive…


The UK Government’s Digital Economy Bill, which is set to revamp current copyright legislation, has been introduced in Parliament. One of the most controversial changes is the increased maximum sentences for online copyright infringement. Despite public protest, the bill increased the maximum prison term five-fold, from two to ten years. | Ernesto | ____________   # … Continue reading

#MPAA #Boss: #Europe’s #Geo #Unblocking #Plans #Threaten #Movie #Industry |TorrentFreak | # ! …


MPAA Chairman and CEO Chris Dodd fears that Europe’s plans to limit geo-blocking will “cause great harm” to the movie industry. In a keynote address at the CineEurope convention, Dodd warned that broad access to movies and TV-shows will result in fewer films and higher prices for consumers. | Ernesto | _____________   # ! … Continue reading

#Company #Uses #DMCA to #Censor and #Expose #Critical #Blogger | TorrentFreak | # ! It’s #Sad…


Marketing and sales company Smart Circle is using the DMCA to uncover the identity of a critical blogger. The company obtained a subpoena directed at WordPress, stating that the blogger in question violates their copyrights by publishing modified images of its key employees. | Ernesto | ____________ # ! … that #Copyright (read #IntellectualProperty…) is … 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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