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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Software Should Be Free: The FSF's first Annual Report - Free Software Foundation - wor... - 1 views

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    "by Georgia Young - Published on Aug 11, 2016 03:58 PM The Free Software Foundation has been fighting for user freedom for more than thirty years with your support. FY2015 Annual Report cover - Software should be free as in freedom Now we are publishing our first Annual Report, which covers the 2015 fiscal year of October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015. The report offers a look at the Foundation's activities, accomplishments, and financial picture. You will also read about the impact of our programs and FY2015's major events, including LibrePlanet and our thirtieth anniversary. A high resolution version is also available."
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    "by Georgia Young - Published on Aug 11, 2016 03:58 PM The Free Software Foundation has been fighting for user freedom for more than thirty years with your support. FY2015 Annual Report cover - Software should be free as in freedom Now we are publishing our first Annual Report, which covers the 2015 fiscal year of October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015. The report offers a look at the Foundation's activities, accomplishments, and financial picture. You will also read about the impact of our programs and FY2015's major events, including LibrePlanet and our thirtieth anniversary. A high resolution version is also available."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Hulu Tracks Pirates to Decide What to Buy - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on April 30, 2016 C: 10 News With millions of paying subscribers in the United States, Hulu is one of the leading video streaming services. The company is battling with other services to license the best content, and as part of this quest it uses piracy data to see what is popular among potential viewers."
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    " Ernesto on April 30, 2016 C: 10 News With millions of paying subscribers in the United States, Hulu is one of the leading video streaming services. The company is battling with other services to license the best content, and as part of this quest it uses piracy data to see what is popular among potential viewers."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

38% of Young EU Internet Pirates See Nothing Wrong in Piracy - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Andy on April 8, 2016 C: 43 News Young people are often the group most closely associated with consumption of illegal content yet the results of a new survey just published by the EU Intellectual Property Office paints them in a fairly reasonable light. While 38% of young European pirates see nothing wrong in piracy, just 5% exclusively use pirate sources."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Movie Studios Shut Down New Popcorn Time Alternative, But Not For Long - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " y Ernesto on November 20, 2015 C: 5 News The popularity of Popcorn Time has triggered the release of several streaming websites that mimic the features of the popular application in a web browser. This is a cause of great concern for the major movie studios, resulting in what appears to be a never-ending game of whack-a-mole. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Open source needs to be more than just Linux | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "Linux took a principle and filled in an important technology gap that inspired the filling of a thousand other gaps too. This led to the rise of the venerable Linux distribution, as myriad as consumer-grade platforms such as Ubuntu and Fedora, to server-grade such as CentOS and Debian, and down to the downright weird such as RebeccaBlackOS. "
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    "Linux took a principle and filled in an important technology gap that inspired the filling of a thousand other gaps too. This led to the rise of the venerable Linux distribution, as myriad as consumer-grade platforms such as Ubuntu and Fedora, to server-grade such as CentOS and Debian, and down to the downright weird such as RebeccaBlackOS. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Save, Create and run your own pirate bay - 0 views

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    [... Create and run your own pirate bay We, the team that brought you Isohunt.to and oldpiratebay.org, are bringing you the next step in the torrent evolution. Open Pirate Bay source code. History of torrent sites such as Isohunt and The Pirate Bay gives us a lesson that would be a crime not to learn. The era of individual torrent sites is over. That is why we created Pirate Bay open source. It's free for everyone. Now you can create your own copy of The Pirate Bay! Update and change this code to make it better for everyone. We give you three simple options: ...] [# ! While... # ! … there were Pe@ple, computers and #networks, there is #hope. # ! #Life is #Share.]
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    [... Create and run your own pirate bay We, the team that brought you Isohunt.to and oldpiratebay.org, are bringing you the next step in the torrent evolution. Open Pirate Bay source code. History of torrent sites such as Isohunt and The Pirate Bay gives us a lesson that would be a crime not to learn. The era of individual torrent sites is over. That is why we created Pirate Bay open source. It's free for everyone. Now you can create your own copy of The Pirate Bay! Update and change this code to make it better for everyone. We give you three simple options: ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

"How To Learn Absolutely Nothing In Fifteen Years," By The Copyright Industry | Torrent... - 0 views

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    " By Rick Falkvinge on December 15, 2014 C: 0 Opinion The Pirate Bay was shut down this week. Whether or not it resurfaces, that event has already triggered a wave of innovation that will spawn exciting new sharing technologies over the coming years, just like when Napster was shut down fifteen years ago" [# ! The #worst… # ! … #ignorance is the #refusal to be #taught.]
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    " By Rick Falkvinge on December 15, 2014 C: 0 Opinion The Pirate Bay was shut down this week. Whether or not it resurfaces, that event has already triggered a wave of innovation that will spawn exciting new sharing technologies over the coming years, just like when Napster was shut down fifteen years ago"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Q4OS Is the Perfect Distro for People Who Want a Windows OS, Only Safer - Gallery - Sof... - 1 views

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    "There are many ways to make a Linux system look like its Windows counterpart. It's usually done with the help of themes and icons, and most of the times the resemblance is uncanny, but it's still not all that far away from the original base."
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    "There are many ways to make a Linux system look like its Windows counterpart. It's usually done with the help of themes and icons, and most of the times the resemblance is uncanny, but it's still not all that far away from the original base."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

No, you can't seize country TLDs, US court rules | ITworld - 0 views

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    "In a landmark ruling that signals a win for the current system of Internet governance, a U.S. court has quashed an attempt to seize Iran's, Syria's and North Korea's domains as part of a lawsuit against those countries' governments."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Monkey's selfie cannot be copyrighted, US regulators say | Ars Technica - 1 views

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    "United States copyright regulators are agreeing with Wikipedia's conclusion that a monkey's selfie cannot be copyrighted by a nature photographer whose camera was swiped by the ape in the jungle. The animal's selfie went viral." # Remember 'The Monkey Mess'... http://www.itworld.com/it-management/430392/monkey-selfie-aboriginal-language-among-wikipedia-copyright-takedown-requests?source=ITWNLE_nlt_tonight_2014-08-06
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    "United States copyright regulators are agreeing with Wikipedia's conclusion that a monkey's selfie cannot be copyrighted by a nature photographer whose camera was swiped by the ape in the jungle. The animal's selfie went viral."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The Copyright Lobotomy: How Intellectual Property Makes Us Pretend To Be Stupid | Techdirt - 0 views

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    "from the or:-how-to-build-an-intellectual-cage dept Here are two words that have no business hanging out together: "used MP3s." If you know anything about how computers work, that concept is intellectually offensive. Same goes for "ebook lending", "digital rental" and a host of other terms that have emerged from the content industries' desperate scramble to do the impossible: adapt without changing. "
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    "from the or:-how-to-build-an-intellectual-cage dept Here are two words that have no business hanging out together: "used MP3s." If you know anything about how computers work, that concept is intellectually offensive. Same goes for "ebook lending", "digital rental" and a host of other terms that have emerged from the content industries' desperate scramble to do the impossible: adapt without changing. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Digital Content Online Should Be Free, Children Say | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on June 20, 2014 C: 67 Breaking A new survey of young children and adults has found consensus on what should be charged for content online. In both groups, 49% said that people should be able to download content they want for free, with a quarter of 16-24 year olds stating that file-sharing was the only way they could afford to obtain it."
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    " Andy on June 20, 2014 C: 67 Breaking A new survey of young children and adults has found consensus on what should be charged for content online. In both groups, 49% said that people should be able to download content they want for free, with a quarter of 16-24 year olds stating that file-sharing was the only way they could afford to obtain it."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Movie Piracy Combated by Narrowing Theatrical Release Window | TorrentFreak | # ! in th... - 0 views

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    " Andy on June 16, 2014 C: 6 Breaking A key motivation for people to illegally download is the long gap between a movie's theatrical release and its debut through other channels. To tackle this problem in Australia the exclusive theatrical release window will soon begin to narrow from 120 to 90 days."
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    " Andy on June 16, 2014 C: 6 Breaking A key motivation for people to illegally download is the long gap between a movie's theatrical release and its debut through other channels. To tackle this problem in Australia the exclusive theatrical release window will soon begin to narrow from 120 to 90 days."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

DailyDirt: Publishing Digitally (For Free!) | Techdirt - 0 views

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    "from the urls-we-dig-up dept Publishing content digitally is a topic that comes up around here fairly regularly. If you're a longtime Techdirt reader, you'll know that we generally think digital publishing drives down the price of content to free (but that doesn't mean your work is worthless!) and giving away content is often a very effective promotional tactic for selling other things that can't be freely copied. Here are just a few interesting examples of free content you can peruse at your leisure. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Urge the EU Parliament to Stand For Net Neutrality | La Quadrature du Net - 0 views

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    [The EU Parliament just started discussing a resolution and oral question to the Commission on Net Neutrality. Make your voice heard to ensure that your EU representatives make a strong commitment for a free and open Internet against pressure from the telecoms industry. ...]
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