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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Netflix Disappears From MPAA's 'Legal' Movie Search Engine - TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    By Ernesto on April 10, 2016 Less than two years ago the MPAA launched its search engine WhereToWatch, offering viewers a database of alternatives to piracy. However, those who try the search engine today will notice that results for Netflix, the largest entertainment platform in the United States, are no longer listed. Is there a feud going on behind the scenes?
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Will Molecular Biology's Most Important Discovery In Years Be Ruined By Patents? | Tech... - 1 views

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    "from the GNU-Emacs-for-DNA dept Techdirt readers hardly need to be reminded that, far from promoting innovation, patents can shut it down, either directly, through legal action, or indirectly through the chill they cast on work in related areas. But not all patents are created equal. Some are so slight as to be irrelevant, while others have such a wide reach that they effectively control an entire domain. Patents on a new biological technique based on a mechanism found in nature, discussed in a long and fascinating piece in the Boston Review, definitely fall into the second category. Here's the article's explanation of the underlying mechanism, known as CRISPR-Cas: "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Protecode: Open Source Code Will Power 95 Pct. of Companies by 2017 | Open Source Appli... - 0 views

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    "Almost all-95 percent, in fact-of companies will be using open source software by 2017 and the adoption of third-party open source code is increasing steadily. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

MP3 Decoding Patent Is Expiring, Linux Distro Could Integrate It by Default - Softpedia - 0 views

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    "The patent legislation is extremely complicated and unclear The MP3 decoding patent is one those things that seems pretty harmless and present in pretty much any device around us, but it's actually something that generates tons of money per unit for Fraunhofer and Thompson. Linux distributions need to offer this feature and it means integrating a proprietary solution, although there is some hope now that the patent seems to have expired."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Copyright Troll Asks Court to Ban the Term 'Copyright Troll' - TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Ernesto on August 4, 2015 C: 36 News Adult movie studio Malibu Media has asked the Indiana federal court to ban negative terms during an upcoming trial against an alleged BitTorrent pirate. According to the copyright troll, descriptions such as "copyright troll," "pornographer" and "porn purveyor" could influence the jury."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

A public marketplace for hackers-what could possibly go wrong? | Ars Technica - 0 views

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    "Last November, Charles Tendell quietly launched a website called Hacker's List. Its name was literal. In this online marketplace, white-hat security experts could sell their services in bite-size engagements to people with cyber-problems beyond their grasp."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Amazon set to pay self-published authors as little as $0.006 per page read - Compliance... - 0 views

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    "elf-published authors could be paid as little as $0.006 per page read under new rules planned by Amazon."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EU digital single market: Death by compromise - POLITICO (*) - 0 views

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    By Ryan Heath and Zoya Sheftalovich 6/5/15, 5:30 AM CET Updated 6/5/15, 12:07 PM CET The long-awaited, much-ballyhooed Digital Single Market strategy is set to be published at noon Wednesday by the European Commission. Reaction will be quick, loud and vociferous, but look for clues to the answer to one key question: Will this document really change anything? [*The structure of Media supply/demand keeps on being vertical: Users will only access what Big Companies offer. There must be a way -via watermarking, perhaps- to allow people to consume whatever they want, and fairly monetize it later... If not, the contents will be keep restricted to editors will: that is censorship and restrictions in te age of abundance and freedom] "A user's guide to the Commission's latest brainstorm. By Ryan Heath and Zoya Sheftalovich 6/5/15, 5:30 AM CET Updated 6/5/15, 12:07 PM CET"
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    By Ryan Heath and Zoya Sheftalovich 6/5/15, 5:30 AM CET Updated 6/5/15, 12:07 PM CET The long-awaited, much-ballyhooed Digital Single Market strategy is set to be published at noon Wednesday by the European Commission. Reaction will be quick, loud and vociferous, but look for clues to the answer to one key question: Will this document really change anything? [*The structure of Media supply/demand keeps on being vertical: Users will only access what Big Companies offer. There must be a way -via watermarking, perhaps- to allow people to consume whatever they want, and fairly monetize it later... If not, the contents will be keep restricted to editors will: that is censorship and restrictions in te age of abundance and freedom] "A user's guide to the Commission's latest brainstorm. By Ryan Heath and Zoya Sheftalovich 6/5/15, 5:30 AM CET Updated 6/5/15, 12:07 PM CET"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Touche: Deadmau5 Accuses Disney of Pirating His Music | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    "There's an interesting mouse ear battle unfolding between Disney and DJ Deadmau5. Earlier this week the media empire objected to a trademark application the musician filed because of the resemblance with its own logo. In a retaliatory move, Deadmau5 now accuses Disney of pirating his music on their website."
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