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Paul Merrell

The Social Media Exodus Has Begun. Here's Where Everybody's Going. : The Corbett Report - 2 views

  • 10 years ago, everybody was on MySpace. 10 years from now, the Twitters and Facebooks and YouTubes of today will be dinosaurs, abandoned by users sick of censorship and centralized control. Thankfully, the alternatives to these social media dinosaurs are already here, and they’re blockchain-based, torrent friendly, decentralized and censorship resistant.
  • SHOW NOTES Leaked Twitter API data shows the number of tweets is in serious decline Yep, science confirms that quitting Facebook makes people happier Facebook ‘made China censorship tool’ Facebook is censoring posts in Thailand that the government has deemed unsuitable The Corbett Report on Steemit The Corbett Report on Minds.com The Corbett Report on BitChute Ray Vahey on Twitter
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    Secure alternatives to current social media giants.
Paul Merrell

Google to block Flash on Chrome, only 10 websites exempt - CNET - 0 views

  • The inexorable slide into a world without Flash continues, with Google revealing plans to phase out support for Adobe's Flash Player in its Chrome browser for all but a handful of websites. And the company expects the changes to roll out by the fourth quarter of 2016. While it says Flash might have "historically" been a good way to present rich media online, Google is now much more partial to HTML5, thanks to faster load times and lower power use. As a result, Flash will still come bundled with Chrome, but "its presence will not be advertised by default." Where the Flash Player is the only option for viewing content on a site, users will need to actively switch it on for individual sites. Enterprise Chrome users will also have the option of switching Flash off altogether. Google will maintain support in the short-term for the top 10 domains using the player, including YouTube, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitch and Amazon. But this "whitelist" is set to be periodically reviewed, with sites removed if they no longer warrant an exception, and the exemption list will expire after a year. A spokesperson for Adobe said it was working with Google in its goal of "an industry-wide transition to Open Web standards," including the adoption of HTML5. "At the same time, given that Flash continues to be used in areas such as education, web gaming and premium video, the responsible thing for Adobe to do is to continue to support Flash with updates and fixes, as we help the industry transition," Adobe said in an emailed statement. "Looking ahead, we encourage content creators to build with new web standards."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

#KeepItOn - Access Now - 0 views

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    "This December, world leaders will meet in Mexico to discuss the future of the internet. We're going to be there calling on them to put an end to internet shutdowns."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Internet providers will soon need permission to share your web browsing history - The V... - 1 views

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    "New privacy rules require opting-in to sensitive sharing by Jacob Kastrenakes Oct 27, 2016, 10:41a "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

More proof shows Hollywood is leaking pre-release movies on torrent sites | Ars Technic... - 0 views

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    "Talent agency says "sharing of award screeners is commonplace" in Hollywood. David Kravets (US) - Oct 26, 2016 5:35 pm UTC"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Five EFF Tools to Help You Protect Yourself Online | Electronic Frontier Foundation - 0 views

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    "Do you get creeped out when an ad eerily related to your recent Internet activity seems to follow you around the web? "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Como obtener un Certificado SSL para un sitio web - 0 views

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    "Tipos de certificados TLS, donde comprarlos o adquirirlos gratis para habilitar la navegación con HTTPS. Principales y mejores servicios de certificación. Todos los pasos para crear un archivo CSR (Solicitud de Firma de Certificado), para poder adquirir un certificado. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The World Wide Web Consortium is being followed by protests | Defective by Design - 0 views

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    "Submitted by Zak Rogoff on September 15, 2016 - 9:18am Next week, demonstrators will gather at a meeting of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) in Lisbon, Portugal. They will make the same demand that we made at the last major W3C meeting in March: stop streaming companies from inserting Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) into the HTML standard on which the Web is based."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

WebTorrent Desktop - 0 views

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    "Whether it's video from the Internet Archive, music from Creative Commons, or audiobooks from Librivox, you can play it right away. You don't have to wait for it to finish downloading. WebTorrent - network of peers WebTorrent Desktop connects to both BitTorrent and WebTorrent peers. It can talk to peers running Transmission or uTorrent, and it can also talk to web pages like instant.io."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Reddit Refuses to Disclose Alleged Music Leaker's IP Address - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Andy on August 16, 2016 C: 62 Breaking Reddit is refusing to hand over the personal details of one of its users to Atlantic Records. The user is accused of obtaining a copy of a single by band Twenty One Pilots ahead of its commercial release and posting a link on the site. But Reddit says the record label is on a "fishing expedition" and it won't comply."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Solid - 1 views

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    "Solid is an exciting new project led by Prof. Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, taking place at MIT and the Qatar Computing Research Institute. The project aims to radically change the way Web applications work today, resulting in true data ownership as well as improved privacy. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

La plataforma Onlinecensorship.org para denunciar censura en redes sociales, ... - 0 views

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    "Nos alegra anunciar que Onlinecensorship.org, un proyecto conjunto de la Fundación Fronteras Electrónicas, EEF y Visualizing Impact, ya está disponible en español. Onlinecensorship.org busca exponer cómo las redes sociales moderan el contenido generado por el usuario.Con el lanzamiento de la plataforma en la segunda lengua más hablada en el mundo esperamos llegar a varios millones de personas que han experimentado la censura en las redes sociales. Ahora, existen más usuarios que nunca que pueden informar sobre contenido eliminado en Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr y YouTube y usar Onlinecensorship.org como un recurso para reclamar por el contenido eliminado injustamente."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

HTTPS is not a magic bullet for Web security | Ars Technica - 0 views

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    "Some advocates present HTTPS as synonymous with "security"-but this is not semantics. by Scott Gilbertson - Jul 11, 2016 12:00 pm UTC"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The Inventors of the Internet Are Trying to Build a Truly Permanent Web | WIRED - 2 views

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    " Says Cerf, "I'm concerned about a coming digital dark ages." That's why he and some of his fellow inventors of the Internet are joining with a new generation of hackers, archivists, and activists to radically reinvent core technologies that underpin the web. Yes, they want to make the web more secure. They want to make it less vulnerable to censorship. But they also want to make it more resilient to the sands of time."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Takedown, Staydown Would Be a Disaster, Internet Archive Warns - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " By Andy on June 7, 2016 C: 100 News The Internet Archive has issued its sternest warning yet over proposed changes to the DMCA. The Archive says that 'Notice and Staydown' would be an "absolute disaster" for the Internet that would trample due process, promote user monitoring, censorship, and have First Amendment implications."
munna1357

Crocodile Attack on food people screem around the way. - YouTube - 1 views

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    Crocodiles are brilliant animals. They have been around since the season of the dinosaurs, and they have taken this opportunity to consul themselves into a definitive executing machines. They are bosses of disguise, solid, and if necessary they can abandon sustenance for quite a while. They are the animals of numerous individuals' bad dreams. However, when you are cautious around crocodile domain, you don't need to dread them, you can simply appreciate them for what they are, the guardians of the waterways. What's more, please add to crocodile protection.  The entire group of various species is known as the 'crocodilians'. This incorporates salt-water crocodiles, new water crocodiles, gators, gharials and caimans. At present there are 23 unique types of crocodilians around the globe. The majority of these are imperiled however, in light of the fact that human development is gradually assuming control over their region. This implies lodging improvements are worked around the waterways where they live, and crocodilians are pursued out. This is a disgrace, and unbalances the entire eco-frameworks of these waterways. Numerous other creature species have adjusted to the crocodiles around them, and crocs live by the tenet of the fittest will survive. They eat feeble and wiped out creatures. Crocodile protection is critical and merits much more consideration than it as of now gets.
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Movie Companies Want to Destroy Massive Pirate Communities - TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on June 2, 2016 C: 8 Breaking Social networks are increasingly being used to spread copyrighted content but rather than take down infringing items individually, entertainment companies would like to take a broader approach. Should copyright holders be allowed to wipe out communities with millions of members to protect copyright?"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

How Big Is Your Target? - Freedom Penguin - 0 views

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    "April 20, 2016 Jacob Roecker 0 Comment Opinion In his 2014 TED presentation Cory Doctorow compares an open system of development to the scientific method and credits the methods for bringing mankind out of the dark ages. Tim Berners-Lee has a very credible claim to patent the technology that runs the internet, but instead has championed for its open development. This open development has launched us forward into a brave new world. Nearly one third of all internet traffic rides on just one openly developed project. "
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    "April 20, 2016 Jacob Roecker 0 Comment Opinion In his 2014 TED presentation Cory Doctorow compares an open system of development to the scientific method and credits the methods for bringing mankind out of the dark ages. Tim Berners-Lee has a very credible claim to patent the technology that runs the internet, but instead has championed for its open development. This open development has launched us forward into a brave new world. Nearly one third of all internet traffic rides on just one openly developed project. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

HTML5.1 begins to take shape on GitHub | InfoWorld - 0 views

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    "The next generation of the Web standard is using a GitHub repo for feedback and suggestions"
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