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#Spain Announces #New #Campaign to #Fight #Internet Piracy | TorrentFreak | # ! ☠ The ‘#Problem’…


Spain’s Ministry of  Education, Culture and Sport has announced a new initiative for tackling piracy, especially online. Minister Íñigo Méndez de Vigo said a special prosecutor’s office will be developed alongside enhanced technological and human resources. An educational campaign targeting children is also on the agenda. |Andy | _______ # ! ☠… with Spain is … Continue reading

#Jailed #Copyright #Troll #Partner Claims to Be #Fundraiser For #PIPCU | TorrentFreak | # ! #weird…


Earlier this year, UK copyright troll partner Robert Croucher was sent to prison after assaulting an Uber driver. Following an appeal, he’s now a free man and blaming a member of the House of Lords for his poor treatment. Curiously, he also claims to be raising funds for the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit. | Andy … Continue reading

 UK #Piracy #Blocklist Silently #Expands With Hundreds of Domains | TorrentFreak | # ! ☠ …


UK Internet providers have added close to 500 URLs to the national pirate site blocklist. The expansion follows a request from copyright holders who frequently add new proxies for sites that have previously been barred. Despite this mass-update, the ongoing blocking whack-a-mole is far from over. | Ernesto | __________   # ! #Copyright enforcement as … Continue reading

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

 “#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

More #proof shows #Hollywood is #leaking pre-release #movies on #torrent #sites | Ars Technica UK | # ! ☠ …


Talent agency says “sharing of award screeners is commonplace” in Hollywood. | David Kravets – Oct 26, 2016 5:35 pm UTC | ________________________________   # ! ☠ …#Piracy ‘R’ ’em. [# ! Not only for extra promotion of the movies and else, # ! but to harden Internet censorship to favor # ! ‘Their’ political connections…] … 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

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

#ISP #explains #data #caps to FCC: Using the Internet is like eating Oreos | Ars Technica | # ! Unfortunate…


“You have to pay extra for double-stuffed,” cable company Mediacom tells FCC. | Jon Brodkin | ___________ # ! … comparison: imagine that your packs come with a different number of cookies according to the day, although you pay the same… This is what happens with bandwidht and speed: You never know how much you’ll … Continue reading

Former #Disney #Digital #Boss Says He “#Loves #Piracy” | TorrentFreak | # ! ☠ #Data is #Power…


Entertainment industry workers usually speak about illegal downloading in the harshest of terms but for one former Disney executive, it has its upsides. Speaking at the huge All That Matters conference, Samir Bangara admitted that he “loves” piracy as it’s a great indicator of content popularity. | Andy | _______   # ! … and #Alternative … 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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