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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Stop letting Big Cable abuse our privacy! - 0 views

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    "The FCC is about to vote on rules that make it harder for Comcast and other big cable companies to exploit and profit off our personal data-information about our location, what websites we have visited, and other critical info. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Google Highlights DMCA Abuse in New Copyright Transparency Report - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on September 12, 2016 C: 3 News Google has released a new and improved version of its Copyright Transparency Report. The revamped report makes it easier to get insights into over a billion reported URLs. Among other things, Google now specifies how many URLs it does not remove and why, highlighting various cases of DMCA abuse"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Warner Pays $14 Million For Illegitimate "Happy Birthday" Claims - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on February 10, 2016 C: 56 Breaking After raking in dozens of millions in licensing fees, Warner/Chappell has admitted that it doesn't own the rights to the song "Happy Birthday". The music company has agreed to set aside a $14 million settlement fund for people who paid to use Happy Birthday in public. In addition, the court has been asked to enter the song into the public domain."
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.

Australian ISP Rejects 'Pirate Site' Blocking Attempt - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on November 20, 2015 C: 19 Breaking A small Australian Internet provider is refusing to block a website that allegedly infringes on the copyrights of a local construction company. Lawyers demanded a blockade citing Australia's new anti-piracy legislation, but the ISP believes that it's an attempt to bypass a law which is already flawed."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Windows 10 updates to be automatic and mandatory for Home users | Ars Technica - 0 views

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    "by Peter Bright - Jul 17, 2015 3:22 am UTC Share Tweet 84 Windows Update can't be readily disabled in Windows 10 Home, and the license terms that all users must agree to allow Microsoft to install updates automatically."
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    "by Peter Bright - Jul 17, 2015 3:22 am UTC Share Tweet 84 Windows Update can't be readily disabled in Windows 10 Home, and the license terms that all users must agree to allow Microsoft to install updates automatically."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Stop Censorsip, Stop TPP | Join The Internet Vote - 0 views

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    " Congress just introduced legislation to "Fast Track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP. It's a secretive deal, negotiated behind closed doors by government bureaucrats and corporate lobbyists, containing dangerous provisions (like SOPA) that threaten Internet freedom everywhere. Internet users deserve a say in decisions that affect us. Email Congress now. "
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    " Congress just introduced legislation to "Fast Track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP. It's a secretive deal, negotiated behind closed doors by government bureaucrats and corporate lobbyists, containing dangerous provisions (like SOPA) that threaten Internet freedom everywhere. Internet users deserve a say in decisions that affect us. Email Congress now. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

In Memory Of The Liberties Lost In The War on Piracy | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Rick Falkvinge on February 2, 2015 C: 0 Opinion In order to prevent us from discussing and sharing interesting things, the copyright industry has successfully eliminated civil liberties online. But it was all down to a wrong and stupid business assumption in the first place."
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    " Rick Falkvinge on February 2, 2015 C: 0 Opinion In order to prevent us from discussing and sharing interesting things, the copyright industry has successfully eliminated civil liberties online. But it was all down to a wrong and stupid business assumption in the first place."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Reddit Rejects 62% of All Copyright Complaints | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    "On the copyright front the site details the takedown requests that it receives and notes that almost two-thirds are rejected as unlawful or overbroad."
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    "On the copyright front the site details the takedown requests that it receives and notes that almost two-thirds are rejected as unlawful or overbroad."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

La Unión Europea declara ilegal el canon digital | Rolling Stone España [2010] - 0 views

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    "La sentencia sólo afecta a empresas y profesionales. La Ministra de Cultura urge a una reunión entre los sectores involucrados para buscar soluciones. Por 'Rolling Stone' "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Piracy Monetization Firm Rightscorp Sued for Harassment and Abuse | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    "Rightscorp, a piracy monetization company that works with Warner Bros. and other prominent copyright holders, has been sued for harassment, abuse and deception. A class action suit filed in California accuses the company of breaking several laws in their attempt to extract settlements from alleged pirates."
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    "Rightscorp, a piracy monetization company that works with Warner Bros. and other prominent copyright holders, has been sued for harassment, abuse and deception. A class action suit filed in California accuses the company of breaking several laws in their attempt to extract settlements from alleged pirates."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Anti-Piracy Firm Rightscorp On The Brink of Bankruptcy? | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    [# ! It's hard to make a living... # ! ... Abusing The Flaws of the Law # ! and The Pe@ple's misinformation... isn't it? # ! ;) # ! Look for other business. ]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

How the US could block the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger | Ars Technica - 0 views

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    "Comcast's $45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable (TWC) is expected to be thoroughly scrutinized by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and it could be blocked if the agencies decide the merger would significantly reduce competition and harm consumers"
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    "Comcast's $45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable (TWC) is expected to be thoroughly scrutinized by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and it could be blocked if the agencies decide the merger would significantly reduce competition and harm consumers"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Monkey selfie, aboriginal language among Wikipedia copyright takedown requests | ITworld - 0 views

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    [# ! Wonder HOW the Pic was 'leaked' to wikimedia...] "A selfie taken by a black macaque monkey and an entire aboriginal language were asked to be removed from Wikipedia by people who claimed to have the copyrights to them, the Wikimedia Foundation said in its first transparency report."
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    [# ! Wonder HOW the Pic was 'leaked' to wikimedia...] "A selfie taken by a black macaque monkey and an entire aboriginal language were asked to be removed from Wikipedia by people who claimed to have the copyrights to them, the Wikimedia Foundation said in its first transparency report."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Google Wants Know What You Do When You're Home | ThinkProgress - 0 views

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    "Google plans to buy home surveillance startup Dropcam through Nest Labs in a $555 million deal that gives the Internet giant even more tools to collect specific data on your habits at home."
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    "Google plans to buy home surveillance startup Dropcam through Nest Labs in a $555 million deal that gives the Internet giant even more tools to collect specific data on your habits at home."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Patent abuse litigation laws passed or pending in over twenty U.S. states | Opensource.com - 0 views

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    "Patent reform may have stalled this year at the federal level, but patent trolls may soon find their actions curtailed by a number of patent abuse litigation laws that have been passed or are pending in over twenty U.S. states."
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    "Patent reform may have stalled this year at the federal level, but patent trolls may soon find their actions curtailed by a number of patent abuse litigation laws that have been passed or are pending in over twenty U.S. states."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Stop the Secrecy | OpenMedia - 0 views

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    "Right now, Obama is meeting with leaders in Asia to finalize the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The TPP threatens to censor your Internet1, kill jobs, undermine environmental safeguards, and remove your democratic rights2. We're going to get the attention of decision-makers and the media by projecting a Stop The Secrecy message on key buildings in Washington D.C. - but we need you to add your voice now. First name Last name Email Country "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Lawrence Lessig Wins Damages For Bogus YouTube Takedown | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on February 28, 2014 C: 32 Breaking Law professor, Creative Commons co-founder and advocate for copyright reform Lawrence Lessig has agreed to receive damages from an Australian music label. Without considering fair use Liberation wrongly had some of Lessig's work removed from YouTube and threatened to sue - it didn't go well."
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