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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

"MPAA and RIAA's Anti-Piracy Plans Harm The Internet" - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    "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"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

How Edward Snowden started a conversation that is changing the world - Access Now - 0 views

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    "On January 17, 2014 - more than seven months after the first document was published in what we now refer to as the "Snowden revelations" - U.S. President Obama gave a speech at the Department of Justice that became known as the "NSA speech." In it he discussed the scope of post-9/11 surveillance. He explained the significant steps that the administration had taken, and would continue to take, to review foreign intelligence surveillance, including creating an independent review group. He also acknowledged a man by the name of Edward Snowden."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

A Paranoid Surveillance State Is Not What Will Keep Americans Safe | Alternet [# ! Note... - 0 views

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    "The lessons we should have learned from post-9/11 government overreach. By Karen J. Greenberg / TomDispatch "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The Linux Foundation Partners with Girls in Tech to Increase Diversity in Open Source |... - 0 views

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    "One of the great strengths of open source is that it provides opportunities for everyone. Regardless of background, age, gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation or religion, everyone can benefit from and contribute to some of the most important technologies ever developed. "
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    "One of the great strengths of open source is that it provides opportunities for everyone. Regardless of background, age, gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation or religion, everyone can benefit from and contribute to some of the most important technologies ever developed. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The hidden cause of slow Internet and how to fix it | Network World - 2 views

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    "... By experimenting with pings and various levels of load on his Internet connection, he discovered that latencies were often four to 10 times larger than what should have been expected. He termed the phenomenon, "bufferbloat." His conclusion was that critical data packets were trapped in buffers that were excessively large. ..."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Linux rules the world. Where to next? | ZDNet - 0 views

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    "TORONTO -- At LinuxCon, Jim Zemlin, the Linux Foundation's executive director, said "Linux has gone far beyond what anyone could have expected" and that it's been the "most successful software project in history." He's right. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The end of Apple? The early signs may be in | InfoWorld - 2 views

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    "We seem to be heading toward a post-Microsoft, post-Apple world -- and that's OK "
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    "We seem to be heading toward a post-Microsoft, post-Apple world -- and that's OK "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

U.S. Congress must act on government hacking, reject Rule 41 - Access Now - 0 views

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    "Washington D.C. - Access Now today calls upon the U.S. Congress to reject a new rule that will expand the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) hacking operations. The call comes as the Supreme Court of the United States reported a change in the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, specifically Rule 41, to Congress. The change enables the FBI to hack into computers regardless of where they are located, and to hack into the computers belonging to the victims of botnet operations. Access Now strongly opposes the update to Rule 41."
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    "Washington D.C. - Access Now today calls upon the U.S. Congress to reject a new rule that will expand the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) hacking operations. The call comes as the Supreme Court of the United States reported a change in the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, specifically Rule 41, to Congress. The change enables the FBI to hack into computers regardless of where they are located, and to hack into the computers belonging to the victims of botnet operations. Access Now strongly opposes the update to Rule 41."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

One world, one container: Open Container Project - 0 views

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    Today, containers are becoming the default way that people put apps on clouds. In no small part, that's because containers didn't become standardized until libcontainer appeared in 2014. But then Docker headed in its own direction, and others, starting with CoreOS, started splitting off. Fortunately, instead of forking themselves into irrelevance, almost all the containers powers got back on the same page with the Open Container Project (OCP).
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Program the world: 12 technologies you need to know | ITNews - 1 views

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    Stuffing bits in databases is boring. Why not program everything around you? By Peter Wayner Follow InfoWorld | Feb 16, 2016 3:00 AM PT
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

AV-Test Lab tests 16 Linux antivirus products against Windows and Linux malware | Netwo... - 1 views

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    "st, an independent IT-security institute, is well-known for testing Windows antivirus solutions, and the lab's findings are well respected, but this time AV-Test tested 16 Linux antivirus solutions to discover how well they did against Windows and Linux malware. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Why Is Linux Foundation's Latest Change A Bad News For Linux And Open Source? - 0 views

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    "Short Bytes: Up until recently, the Linux Foundation allowed the individual members to elect two board members and ensure that the voice of Linux community is considered at the board meetings. In a shocking change, the Foundation has erased this clause and decided to benefit the corporate companies rather that whole community."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Database of 4 million Adult Friend Finder users leaked for all to see | Ars Technica [#... - 0 views

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    "by Dan Goodin - May 22, 2015 3:00 pm UTC Share Tweet 51 E-mail addresses, sexual orientations, and other sensitive details from almost four million AdultFriendFinder.com subscribers have been leaked onto the Internet following a hack that rooted the casual dating service, security researchers said."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

A World Without Linux Would Mean a World Without Our Favorite Movies - 0 views

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    "World Without Linux Episode Ep. 4: Avatar Reimagined OK guys, the fourth episode of the World Without Linux animated series created by Amelia Lorenz, a beautiful and talented graphic artist working for Disney, has just been published online on Linux Foundation's YouTube channel."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The U.N. wants to connect the world to the Internet. That's not enough. - 0 views

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    "But connectivity alone cannot be global policy. Respect for privacy and the freedom of expression must go hand in glove with the drive to connection."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

A World Without Linux | The Linux Foundation - 0 views

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    "Thanks to the hundreds of thousands of individuals and companies who support Linux, we don't have to."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Avaaz - US Congress: Stop the TPP - 0 views

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    "sign the petition To US Congress and all legislators voting on the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement: As concerned global citizens, we call on you to vote no on the the Trans-Pacific Partnership and to reject any plans that limit our governments' power to regulate in the public interest. The TPP is a threat to democracy, undermining national sovereignty, workers' rights, environmental protections and Internet freedom. We urge you to reject this corporate takeover. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Why the software world needs a 'no-fly zone' for patents | ITworld - 0 views

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    "Credit: flickr/Bob Bob Now 10 years old, the Open Invention Network protects more than 2,000 software packages Katherine Noyes By Katherine Noyes"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

APIs, not apps: What the future will be like when everyone can code | Opensource.com - 1 views

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    Navigating a world that that demands APIs, not apps "... Despite this hype, I do think that coding will become a more widespread and routine skill in the years to come. Programmable technology will continue to pervade more parts of our life, computers will continue to become more accessible to a wider population, and the world will continue to become more complex. Understanding coding (and debugging) will naturally go with it. ..."
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    Navigating a world that that demands APIs, not apps "... Despite this hype, I do think that coding will become a more widespread and routine skill in the years to come. Programmable technology will continue to pervade more parts of our life, computers will continue to become more accessible to a wider population, and the world will continue to become more complex. Understanding coding (and debugging) will naturally go with it. ..."
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