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#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

#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

#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

 #Lawmakers #Warned That 10 Year #Sentences Could #Apply to #FileSharers | TorrentFreak | # ! ☠ …


The UK is currently forming new legislation that will harmonize sentences for offline and online piracy. While the theoretical 10-year maximum sentence is supposed to target only large-scale pirates, this week MPs were warned that wording in the Digital Economy Bill is not tight enough to exclude file-sharers. | Andy | _______   # ! … Continue reading

#EU #antitrust #chief #eyeballs #online #retail #geoblockers, #threatens #action | Ars Technica UK | # ! 8-) …


Bloc’s e-commerce sector report finds restrictive contracts are a common occurrence. | Jennifer Baker | _______________   # ! … not only ‘#Geoblocking’ is a #nonsense in The #Internet Era, # ! It could end being illegal. # ! 😉 ______ [Source: EU antitrust chief eyeballs online retail geo-blockers, threatens action | Ars Technica UK]

#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

#Sengi IT – #BigBrother needs to be #stopped! | Indiegogo | # ! To #Follow…


Use your chance to regain control of your digital identity & support the Worldwide Independence Day! | INDIEGOGO | _____________   # ! — #Personal #Cloud #Stoage Really #Safe… and #Private. # ! Now in #Progress, #TheOpenSourceWay. # ! Stay Informed. ______ [Source: Sengi IT – Big Brother needs to be stopped! | Indiegogo]

#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

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

#Government #Hacking and #Subversion of #Digital #Security | Electronic Frontier Foundation | # ! ☠ #WARNING…


Too often, the policies and practices of law enforcement and intelligence agencies can be disastrous for security. Attempts to weaken encryption through law, policy, or informal pressure can make technology devices less secure for everyone. Government agents may infiltrate, copy, delete, or damage data during digital investigations. … | eff.org | ___________   # ! … 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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