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#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

#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

#Spotify takes an early weekend, has #outage on Friday afternoon | mashable.com | # ♩ ☠ A random issue…


It has been a long week, and we all deserve to take off a little early. Spotify knows that feel. Its service went down in various part of the U.S. and Europe on Friday afternoon. | Jason Abbruzzese | __________________     # ♩ ☠ … or #old #industry #sabotage…? (# ♩ ☠ Just another chapter of … 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

#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]

democracyforsale.eu | #DemocracyForSale #awards: The #hidden #powers co-writing #TTIP | # ! Let’s…


¿Cuál es el #lobby con más influencia en el #TTIP? ¡VOTA AHORA y elige al ganador! #democracyforsale | Democracy For Sale | ___________________   # ! … make ’em know that we know it. # ! And that we want (democratically demand) a Clean #Politics # ! by the people (not the big companies)’s side. … Continue reading

#EuropeanUnion #plans to offer #free #WiFi to #all | ITworld | # ! ✌@‿@ #United…


Free Wi-Fi for all: That was one of the proposals to come out of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s annual State of the European Union address on Wednesday. | Peter Sayer @ IDG News Service | ___________________________     # ! … thru free (or -really- affordable) wireless connection: Good Plan. # ! Let’s see … 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

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

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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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