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Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban on Personally Identifiable Web Tracking - ProPublica - 1 views

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    "Google is the latest tech company to drop the longstanding wall between anonymous online ad tracking and user's names. by Julia Angwin ProPublica, Oct. 21, 2016, 8 a.m."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Save The Link | Save The Link - 0 views

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    "Links are essential to freedom of expression online, and experts warn that censoring links will break the Web as we know it"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

French Government Wants A 'Global Initiative' To Undermine Encryption And Put Everyone ... - 1 views

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    "from the this-is-a-bad,-bad-idea dept Some bad ideas never seem to die. It appears that the French government is working to enlist other countries to try to undermine encryption and put us all at much greater risk. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EU Proposal Bans Netflix-Style Geo Blocking and Restrictions - TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on December 9, 2015 C: 62 Breaking The European Commission has officially presented its plan to abolish geo-blocking and filtering restrictions across EU member states. The new proposal requires online services to allow users to access their accounts all across Europe, even in countries where it's officially not available yet."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

France looking at banning Tor, blocking public Wi-Fi | Ars Technica UK [# ! Note] - 0 views

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    "Leaked documents from Ministry of Interior show a worryingly illiberal trend for France. by Sebastian Anthony - Dec 7, 2015 12:01pm CET"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Save Wifi :the FCC is attempting to criminalize freedom via new regulations | ThinkPeng... - 1 views

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    "Will you help us save wifi? The FCC is attempting to force new rules on manufacturers that will require everybody to lock down computing devices. Anything with a modern wireless chip is likely to be affected (software defined radio). This includes routers, cell phones, computers, bluetooth adapters, and similar devices. This means that users won't be able to install free software operating systems such as GNU/Linux or other third party firmwares/operating systems without the cooperation of the manufacturer. "
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.

Pirates Fail to Prevent American Sniper's Box Office Record | TorrentFreak - 0 views

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    " Ernesto on January 19, 2015 C: 0 Opinion American Sniper grossed record numbers at the U.S. box office this weekend. A surprising result, not least because a high quality leak was widely available prior to the premiere, resulting in millions of pirate downloads and streams. How can this be?" # ! sharing boosts sales.
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    " Ernesto on January 19, 2015 C: 0 Opinion American Sniper grossed record numbers at the U.S. box office this weekend. A surprising result, not least because a high quality leak was widely available prior to the premiere, resulting in millions of pirate downloads and streams. How can this be?" # ! sharing boosts sales. [Welcome, dear customers: You Are Stupid.]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

CISPA is back. - 1 views

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    "This time, CISA is even worse than CISPA. The bill would give the NSA even more authority to access our data and force companies to fork over private data without a search warrant."
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    "This time, CISA is even worse than CISPA. The bill would give the NSA even more authority to access our data and force companies to fork over private data without a search warrant."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

New Download Ban Won't Work, Politicians Say | TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on April 25, 2014 C: 130 Breaking A Dutch ban on the downloading of copyrighted material from unauthorized sources was cheered by the entertainment industries recently, but will fall short of achieving its aims. That's the opinion of several politicians who believe that only by providing better legal options will the situation improve. As they call for debate, a government spokesperson predicted that the ban will make it easier to chase down 'pirate' sites."
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