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 “#MPAA and #RIAA’s #AntiPiracy Plans #Harm The #Internet” | TorrentFreak | # ! ☠ #Meet The #Real…


The Internet Infrastructure Coalition is urging the U.S. Government not to blindly follow the RIAA and MPAA’s input regarding online piracy threats. The group, which represents tech firms including Google, Amazon and Verisign, warns that the future of the Internet is at stake. | Ernesto | __________ # ! ☠ … #purpose of the so-called # … Continue reading

Yet Another #Report Says More #Innovation, #Rather Than #More #Enforcement, #Reduces #Piracy | Techdirt | # ! 8-) …


  from the the-data-keeps-flowing dept It’s not like many of us haven’t been saying this for years: but fighting piracy through greater copyright enforcement doesn’t work. It’s never worked and it’s unlikely to ever work. A year ago, we released our big report, The Carrot or the Stick? t | Mike Masnick | ______________   … 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

#Identity: Our Last #Stand | Linux Journal | # ! #Respect The #uniqueness…


Linux has built countless cathedrals, but still no bazaar. By that I mean every corporate cathedral you can shake a mouse at is full of Linux, yet Linux has not yet enabled a free and open marketplace for every business and every customer. | Doc Searls | ____________   # ! … that brings The #Exceptional … 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

#Rightscorp #Threatens #Every #ISP in the United States | TorrentFreak | # ! A #sad #precedent…


Following a court win by its client BMG over Cox Communications this week, Rightscorp has issued an unprecedented warning to every ISP in the United States today. Boasting a five-year trove of infringement data against Internet users, Rightscorp warned ISPs that they can either cooperate or face the consequences. | Andy | __________   # ! … Continue reading

Section 1201 of the #DMCA #Cannot #Pass #Constitutional #Scrutiny | EFF.org | # ! …


Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act forbids a wide range of speech, from remix videos that rely upon circumvention, to academic security research, to publication of software that can help repair your car or back up your favorite show. It potentially implicates the entire range of speech that relies on access to copyrighted … Continue reading

#UN passes #landmark #resolution #condemning #internet #shutdowns | Access Now | # ! And this goes…


The document condemns internet shutdowns and renews earlier resolutions that declared, unequivocally, that human rights apply online just as they do offline. | accessnow.org | ____________________ [… “The U.N. has boldly spoken against the pressing problem of internet shutdowns. This unanimous statement by the world’s highest human rights body should give governments pause before they … Continue reading

#Pirate #Blocking #Injunctions Could Be #Abused, #Researchers #Say – TorrentFreak | # ! ‘#BusinessAsUsual’…


NewsResearchers at Western Sydney University and King’s College London have published a paper comparing various ‘pirate’ blocking mechanisms around the world. While all have shortcomings, the regime in the UK is highlighted as being open to potential future abuse. | Andy | _________   # ! … this is how ‘#some’ work: # ! #Abusing The … Continue reading

#DMCA #Notices #Nuke 8,268 #Projects on #Github | TorrentFreak | # ! :/ That is: …


Popular code repository GitHub has just published its transparency report for 2015. While receiving a relatively modest 12 subpoenas for user data last year, the site also handed seven gag orders. It also received large numbers of DMCA notices which took down more than 8,200 projects. | Andy | __________   # ! … #IntellectualProperty -and … 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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